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What did they do with their greasy blandishments, before the era of cheap photography?

It fell now in mournful-looking, greasy flakes round my face.

The good man smiled a greasy smile; and drew her closer to him.

There's nothing there but padding; and a greasy sort it is.'

The sight of the greasy ham sandwiches was too much for the "able seaman."

Not even in the wet, greasy street could she find any unsightliness that afternoon.

The rogue was bribed when he discovered how things were with you, you greasy sots.

“Youse might as well call me Greasy,” said the new employee.

The rustle of the hose along the hall floor was muffled by the greasy slime.

"An over-rich, greasy sort of cuisine is the Provenale," remarked Ogden.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, from grease + -y (2). Related: Greasily; greasiness. Greasy spoon "small cheap restaurant" is from 1925.

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