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Adjective
Containing oil
“The oily sebaceous glands in the skin easily get clogged up, and bacteria sets up an inflammation that triggers the immune system to launch a local attack.”
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Excessive in praise or flattery
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“The oily man knew he would get his way, and his smile grew, displaying yellowed teeth.”
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Covered or soaked with oil
“JOY MELZER from Kansas City, Mo., is looking for a natural treatment for oily hair.”
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Characterized by a lack of sincerity
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Relating to or characteristic of reptiles
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Smooth, buttery
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(of a flavor or color) Rich or intense
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Charming, confident and elegant
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Succulent or full of juice(s)
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