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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Smug self-serving earnestness; Consisting of or covered with greasy liquid.

Usage examples (35)
  • Nutmeg, lemon, burnt sugar and a kind of oiliness that makes it rich and soulful, with some weight.
  • That will take out the oiliness from the turpentine.
  • The acidic oiliness or the oily acidity doesn't bother me.
  • The seeds, however, are oily, and this oiliness preserves them. for more
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