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With a 25 percent deet formula, the EPA-approved Cutter Backwoods Dry is less oily and less pungent than other similar sprays.
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This bug repellant has a citrusy scent and doesn’t leave any oily residue after a generous mist.
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Most of the brands I’ve tried are too oily, smell terrible or rely on a disconcertingly high quantity of deet for me to want to use regularly.
THIS DEET-FREE MOSQUITO SPRAY KEEPS BUGS FROM EATING ME UPMORGAN THOMPSONJULY 23, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Pigskin is great for oily or wet situations, and elkskin is even better at resisting high temperatures than cow leather.
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We stacked ingredients on the floor and pulled oily gray rags from a bag to wipe down counters.
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Overall, winter weather calls for a heavier cream, but if you find it uncomfortable or just hate having oily hands, lighter gel-like textures may be better for you—though not as effective.
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She was in a dream of oily odours and monstrous iron constructions, dominated by the grand foreman: and Edwin was in the dream.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Captain Vane came from the observatory, his face blazing with excitement and oily with heat, to announce the fact.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The flavor is rich and mellow; a little more oily than Havana leaf.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Immediately, the liquid became pure and colorless and the surface indicated a distinctly oily film.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO OILY

  • creamy
  • delicious
  • fatty
  • full-bodied
  • heavy
  • highly flavored
  • juicy
  • luscious
  • nourishing
  • nutritious
  • oily
  • satisfying
  • savory
  • spicy
  • succulent
  • sustaining
  • sweet
  • tasty
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