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lubricity

[ loo-bris-i-tee ]SEE DEFINITION OF lubricity

Synonyms for lubricity

  • four-letter word
  • indecency
  • pornography
  • profanity
  • smut
  • vulgarity
  • abomination
  • affront
  • atrocity
  • bawdiness
  • blight
  • blueness
  • coarseness
  • curse
  • dirtiness
  • evil
  • filthiness
  • foulness
  • immodesty
  • impropriety
  • impurity
  • indelicacy
  • lewdness
  • licentiousness
  • offense
  • outrage
  • porn
  • prurience
  • salacity
  • scatology
  • scurrility
  • sleaze
  • smuttiness
  • swearword
  • vileness
  • wrong
  • X-rating
  • dirty name
  • dirty word
  • suggestiveness
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Antonyms for lubricity

  • decency
  • blessing
  • compliment
  • delight
  • goodness
  • happiness
  • joy
  • kindness
  • pleasantry
  • right
  • virtue
  • cleanness
  • innocence
  • morality
  • propriety
  • purity
  • uprightness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LUBRICITY

A young constitution still resisted the inroads of lubricity.

The works of our standard authors in literature abound in lubricity.

Dawn was a Mordvinian girl; in Australia she was a lubra addicted to lubricity.

A fish adorns his flag, and he rides a parrot or sparrow, emblematic of lubricity.

He is teres et rotundas; strokes fly from the lubricity of his polish, and the shiftings of his circular formation.

To be sure he had for a time captured the ear of a few of our officers who were misled by his lubricity and perpetual smiles.

A little more of this lubricity and there will have to be a new and resolute sifting at the fords.

Nor can I see the object of modernising the "Stomach Dance," save to impart an extra dose of lubricity into the subject.

I was better after my tendency to lubricity, my gloom, rage, restlessness and degradation.

Indeed, were not the tang of lubricity in this Letter too strong, we would have given in full the confession it contains.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., "lasciviousness," from Middle French lubricité or directly from Latin lubricitatem (nominative lubricitas), from lubricus "slippery" (see lubricant (adj.)). Sense of "oiliness, smoothness" is from 1540s; figurative sense of "shiftiness" is from 1610s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LUBRICITY

carnality

nounsensuality
  • fleshliness
  • lasciviousness
  • lubricity
  • prurience
  • pruriency
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