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What is another word for greases?

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Verb
To smear or lubricate with grease
“Lightly grease a terrine tin and line the base with baking paper.”
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To ease or facilitate the progress of
“I will have to get some tools for the technician and pony up a bottle of vodka to grease the proceedings.”
Verb
To bribe someone
“Those who cannot grease the palm of officials may not be assisted at all.”
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(slang) To kill or murder someone
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“Tony made it known that he was prepared to grease anyone who got in his way.”
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To make smooth or shiny
Verb
To coat food with seasoning or marinade before (or during) cooking
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To rub a (typically oily or sticky) substance over
Verb
To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance
Verb
Quell the anger, agitation, or excitement of
Noun
Plural for animal fat used or produced in cooking
“Healthy fish and chips with hardly any soaked up grease is every fast food eater's dream.”
Noun
Plural for a thick oily substance, especially as used as a lubricant
“Clean the wheel spindle and lubricate it with grease.”
Noun
Plural for a creamy substance that is applied to one's hair or skin
“Men authorized to wear mustaches were forbidden from polishing them or applying any lotion or grease to style them.”
Noun
Plural for the state or fact of having the power or authority to effect change
Noun
(now literary) Plural for a reward, prize or recompense for a service
Noun
Plural for dirt, grime or any slimy substance
Noun
Plural for a sum of money or other inducement offered or given to bribe someone
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