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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To make smooth or slippery with oil or lotion.

Usage examples (37)
  • The motor oil will lubricate the engine so that it will run smoothly.
  • lubricate my car
  • Also HAARP can facilitate earthquakes in that it boils water in thedeep rock layers and may 'lubricate' the faultlines to slip.
  • I use the term 'lubricate' because a recent study showed how researchers could pick out orgasmic women by simply watching them walk. for more
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