unctuous


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unctuous

[′əŋk·shəs]
(materials)
Greasy, oily, or soapy to the touch.
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Through the open door of the drawing-room I was annoyed to hear a visitor holding forth steadily in an unctuous deep voice.
But glimpses were to be caught of a roast leg of pork bursting into tears of sage and onion in a metal reservoir full of gravy, of an unctuous piece of roast beef and blisterous Yorkshire pudding, bubbling hot in a similar receptacle, of a stuffed fillet of veal in rapid cut, of a ham in a perspiration with the pace it was going at, of a shallow tank of baked potatoes glued together by their own richness, of a truss or two of boiled greens, and other substantial delicacies.
Mr Kibble, an unctuous broad man of few words and many mouthfuls, said, more briefly than pointedly, raising his ale to his lips: 'Same to you.
There was something in the sound of the last word which roused the unctuous boy.
THE main issue isn't the unctuous presenters of Radio 4's Woman's Hour, who use every breath to extol equality, awakening to find themselves on the wrong side of the BBC gender pay divide last week.
And then, closer to the car, his voice turned unctuous, and he oozed, "And how are we tonight?
Bone dry and mineral-tinged or unctuous and dessert-like, it's never been a sweeter time for riesling.
That combination of beans, tomatoes, onions and lots of garlic, combined with super-tasty Toulouse sausages and unctuous confit duck or goose is an absolute super-heavyweight classic, but I think should be reserved for the colder months.
It doesn't mean that's a green light to gorge on as much of the gooey, unctuous, slippery stuff as you like.
Tenders are invited for Supply of White, Translucent, Soft Unctuous, Neutral Petroleum Jelly
So what could be worse than being the unctuous fawning lackey?
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