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unctuosity

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  • as ingrease
  • as insuavity

synonyms for unctuosity

  • lard
  • lubricant
  • oil
  • vegetable oil
  • drippings
  • tallow
  • animal oil
  • unctiousness
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How to use unctuosity in a sentence

Although soft to the touch, the common clay wants unctuosity, properly so called.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
What he has missed is dignity: his pitfalls have been unctuosity, on the one side, bravado on the other.
A BOOK OF SCOUNDRELSCHARLES WHIBLEY
It has in part the unctuosity of bees' wax, and somewhat of the brittleness of resin.
THE COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS OF THE VEGETABLE KINGDOMP. L. SIMMONDS
If they be but heated so as to boil, they become acrid, lose much of their unctuosity, and acquire a very pungent odour.
ELEMENTS OF THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF CHYMISTRY, 5TH ED.PIERRE JOSEPH MACQUER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO UNCTUOSITY

  • animal oil
  • drippings
  • lard
  • lubricant
  • oil
  • tallow
  • unctiousness
  • unctuosity
  • vegetable oil
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.