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synonyms for oil

  • coat
  • grease
  • anoint
  • lard
  • lube
  • pomade
  • slick
  • smear
See also synonyms for: oiled
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antonyms for oil

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  • dry
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How to use oil in a sentence

Do be cautious, as a splatter of oil or a little too much sugar so close to the heating element can go up in flames — in which case it’s time to turn off the broiler and open a few windows.
DON’T FEAR THE BROILERELAZAR SONTAGFEBRUARY 11, 2021EATER
In a medium skillet over medium heat, heat the oil until shimmering.
CHILI-TINGED SWEET POTATOES ARE LOADED IN ALL THE RIGHT WAYS - FLAVOR, NUTRITION AND SATISFACTIONELLIE KRIEGERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
When it did, I’d rub its skin with salt, cracked spices, plenty of oil, and lemon zest.
LOVE, LONELINESS, AND THE CHICKEN IN MY FREEZERELAZAR SONTAGFEBRUARY 9, 2021EATER
The last time the price of oil was this high, the US was about to confirm its first Covid-19 case.
THE PRICE OF OIL IS BACK TO PRE-PANDEMIC LEVELSTIM MCDONNELLFEBRUARY 8, 2021QUARTZ
When the time comes to hop back on the saddle, all the necessary moving parts are already tuned and oiled.
WHY YOU NEVER FORGET HOW TO RIDE A BIKEHANNAH SEOFEBRUARY 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The heavier the oil, the more energy required to process it.
KEYSTONE XL WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A GREEN PIPELINE. WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN?JULIET GRABLEFEBRUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Crisp of crust and tender elsewhere, the $4 sourdough focaccia comes with a little dish of house-churned, sea-salted butter, whose well cups a tiny pool of glistening basil oil.
GEORGETOWN GAINS A LITTLE GEM IN LUTÈCETOM SIETSEMAFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That, however, is a small part of the oil giant’s battered portfolio.
OIL COMPANIES’ LOSSES IN 2020 WERE STAGGERING. AND THAT WAS BEFORE THE GOVERNMENT FOCUSED ON CLIMATE CHANGE.WILL ENGLUNDFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
These veggies are cooked separately at first in butter or oil to develop their flavors.
HINTS FROM HELOISE: BEFORE BUYING A DIAMOND, LEARN ABOUT THE FOUR C’SHELOISE HELOISEFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They include the state-owned pipeline monopoly Transneft, oil giant Rosneft and its Chief Executive Igor Sechin, and Gennady Timchenko, Putin’s business partner from the 1990s.
THE INSIDE STORY OF HOW ALEXEY NAVALNY UNCOVERED PUTIN'S $1.3 BILLION PALACEMADELINE ROACHEJANUARY 29, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO OIL

  • ale
  • amber brew
  • barley pop
  • brew
  • brewski
  • brown bottle
  • chill
  • cold coffee
  • cold one
  • lager
  • malt
  • malt liquor
  • oil
  • stout
  • suds
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