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What is another word for oil?

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Verb
To lubricate, coat, or impregnate with oil
“Lightly oil the baking tray. Roll the dough out to roughly the size of the tray and line the tray with it, making sure the pie has an upturned edge.”
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To flatter someone, typically to convince or obtain something
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To encourage or persuade, typically using flattery or promises
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Cleanse
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To apply varnish or glaze to (a surface)
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To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance
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To act in a submissive manner
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To hasten or facilitate the progress of
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A viscous liquid derived from petroleum, especially for use as a fuel or lubricant
“My Maserati is a top-flight machine that requires the best grades of oil and fuel because I want it to run faster and burn hotter.”
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Fat used in cooking, typically liquid or viscous in consistency
“The material desired under this specification is oil from the lard of corn-fed hogs, unmixed with other oils, and containing the least possible amount of free acid.”
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A creamy substance that is applied to one's hair or skin
“To help control dandruff and improve the appearance of your hair, apply the oil to your scalp and massage it in.”
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A painted picture, typically using oil on canvas
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“She might have stepped straight out of an oil masterpiece depicting the Spanish Inquisition era.”
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A fragrant liquid typically made from essential oils extracted from flowers and spices, used to give a pleasant smell to one's body
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A flammable liquid consisting of a mixture of refined petroleum hydrocarbons, mainly used as a motor fuel
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Unrefined petroleum
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A compound consisting only of carbon and hydrogen atoms
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Natural oil
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A petroleum-based thin and colorless fuel
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An alcoholic beverage made from malted grain
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An oil or perfume with a pleasant smell
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Resin dissolved in a liquid and applied to form a hard, clear, shiny surface when dry
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Talk which aims to charm, flatter, or persuade (often considered typical of Irish people)
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Thick, soft, wet mud or a similar viscous mixture of liquid and solid components
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An illicit payment made to someone in return for facilitating a transaction or appointment
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A substance used for colouring or painting, especially a dry powder, which when mixed with oil, water, or another medium constitutes a paint or ink
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