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synonyms for lubricate

  • grease
  • anoint
  • cream
  • lard
  • lube
  • make
  • oil
  • slick
  • smear
  • smooth
  • wax
  • oil the wheels
  • tallow
See also synonyms for: lubrication / lubricative
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antonyms for lubricate

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  • dry
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How to use lubricate in a sentence

There could also be fluids that lubricate the fault, decreasing friction and making it easier for the plates to slip past each other.
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First and foremost, it’s important to keep your belt lubricated to keep it functioning at optimal use and stave off repairs.
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Enthusiasts often build their own boards and nerd out over things like lubricating the switches for a perfectly silky feel.
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Even a well lubricated chain-drive model will be louder than a belt-drive or wall-mounted garage door opener.
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This oil was used to lubricate the anemometer and other instruments exposed outside.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Lubricate the embossed cams in the cam housing with a thin film of vaseline every fifty hours of actual running.
AVIATION ENGINESVICTOR WILFRED PAG
Lubricate the stopper and insert it in the mouth of the jar, with the handle in a line with the two side tubes.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
When the pressure on the pin or any bearing is over 800 pounds per square inch, oil is no longer able to lubricate it properly.
FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEMJAMES H. STEPHENSON
The next operation after moulding the bullets is to lubricate them.
PISTOL AND REVOLVER SHOOTINGA. L. A. HIMMELWRIGHT
The auxiliary oilers would have to be used to lubricate the cylinders.
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WORDS RELATED TO LUBRICATE

  • bribed
  • did business
  • got to
  • grease palm
  • influenced
  • lubricated
  • made a deal
  • paid off
  • sweetened the pot
  • tampered
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