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synonyms for lubricate

  • grease
  • anoint
  • cream
  • lard
  • lube
  • make
  • oil
  • slick
  • smear
  • smooth
  • wax
  • oil the wheels
  • tallow
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antonyms for lubricate

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  • dry
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How to use lubricate in a sentence

Even a well lubricated chain-drive model will be louder than a belt-drive or wall-mounted garage door opener.
BEST GARAGE DOOR OPENER FOR YOUR HOMEIRENA COLLAKUAUGUST 23, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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.
THE TRAVELING ENGINEERS' ASSOCIATIONANONYMOUS
He would take a barrel of soft soap and a broom and lubricate the whole street.
THE SHIP DWELLERSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
The wooden boxes were filled with soft plaster while Rick coated the Egyptian cat with oil used to lubricate the antenna bearings.
THE EGYPTIAN CAT MYSTERYHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
Lubricate the lead sealing nuts with graphite that has been mixed to a paste with water.
THE AUTOMOBILE STORAGE BATTERYO. A. WITTE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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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
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.