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  • adj.unctuous
  • adj.fatty

synonyms for oleaginous

  • buttery
  • fulsome
  • insincere
  • oily
  • sleek
  • smarmy
  • smooth
  • smug
  • suave
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How to use oleaginous in a sentence

They are oleaginous, and nutritious; and are used as a substitute for almonds.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
A volatile oleaginous substance obtained by distillation from draco-cephalum Moldavicum.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
Because friction generates caloric, which volatises the oleaginous particles of the stearine matter.
ADVENTURES AND ENTHUSIASMSE. V. LUCAS
In this caldron a seething sea of oleaginous liquid conceals an infinite variety of animal and vegetable substances.
IN THE DAYS OF MY YOUTHAMELIA ANN BLANDFORD EDWARDS
First, half a pound of pudding, minus anything oleaginous, and a basin of water was administered to each.
IN EASTERN SEASJ. J. SMITH
It is believed that a deficiency of oleaginous matter is a predisposing cause of tuberculous disease.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 363, DECEMBER 16, 1882VARIOUS
Nicotine (C10H14N2) is an oleaginous liquid heavier than water, colorless, changing to dark yellow on contact with the air.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
To influential parents he is servile and oleaginous, and he treats his staff with fatuous pomposity.
THE LIGHTER SIDE OF SCHOOL LIFEIAN HAY
Oleaginous: Transparent and yellow; olive to linseed-oil coloured.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
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WORDS RELATED TO OLEAGINOUS

  • adipocerous
  • greasy
  • oily
  • oleaginous
  • unctuous
  • anointed
  • creamy
  • daubed
  • fatty
  • lubricious
  • oleaginous
  • pomaded
  • salved
  • slick
  • slimy
  • slithery
  • smeared
  • unctuous
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