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Lubricate, coat, or impregnate with oil
“Lightly oil a 12-hole muffin tray then line each mould with a bacon rasher.”
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Cleanse
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Rub down
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To smear or rub over with oil or an unctuous substance
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To make smooth, glossy or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding
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To persuade someone to do something which they are reluctant to do, especially by flattery or promises
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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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A painted picture
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A preparation that softens the skin
“Sun-tan oil.”
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A soft, fatty foodstuff made by churning the cream of milk (generally cow's milk)
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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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Animal fat used or produced in cooking
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A greasy yellow substance chemically akin to wax that is secreted from wooly animals, with a variety of uses from rust prevention, lubrication and waterproofing to cosmetics and skin ointments
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Natural oil
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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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Alcoholic beverage made from malted grain
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Resin dissolved in a liquid for applying on wood, metal, or other materials to form a hard, clear, shiny surface when dry
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A high degree of skill; expertise
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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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