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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- The quality or state of being fatty, greasy, or oily.

Usage examples (5)
  • It has in part the unctuosity of bees 'wax, and somewhat of the brittleness of resin.
  • But the change arrived at 4pm so instead, we had them hot - indoors, as the rain pelted down - on a delicious bed of potatoes mashed to total unctuosity with garlic and...
  • The oil cake is rubbed on the body as soap, and seems admirably adapted for removing the unctuosity of the skin caused by excessive perspiration, and for rendering it...
  • What he has missed is dignity: his pitfalls have been unctuosity, on the one side, bravado on the other. for more
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