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Know the risksWhile this unctuous fluid has plenty of things in its favor, there is a dark side to it.
He delivered his repeated phrases with an unctuous indulgent roll that made Gwynne long to grind his teeth.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Very little of that unctuous spasmodic shouting, which used to characterise Wesleyanism, is heard in Lune-street Chapel.
I am weary of retired colonels with port-stained faces, and vinegary old maids, and unctuous canons.
Her father's voice was unctuous with welcome as he hastened to meet the ponderous bulk that loomed through the dusk.
A man whom he liked and respected was about to fire the first shot on behalf of unctuous rectitude and the conventions.
Soap combines better with water to render these unctuous products miscible, and readily removes them thoroughly from the skin.
This product is an extremely odorous and unctuous substance, contained in a special organ situated under the belly of the male.
THE DESERT WORLDARTHUR MANGIN
But the owner of millions—unctuous sound—is worth more than a mere dismissing word.
THE BEAUTYMRS. WILSON WOODROW
Sometimes he adopts the respectful, unctuous tone of those who cried out: "Hail, King of the Jews."
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM

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