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What is another word for unctuous?

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Excessive in obsequious praise or flattery
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“Why are such third-rate jowly, unctuous yes-men at the helm of artistic institutions?”
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Characterized by a lack of sincerity
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“He is as unctuous as they come, and as slippery and lethal as a herd of rattlers in a barrel of oil.”
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Oily or greasy in texture or nature
“The slowly braised veal shank fell off the bone, creamily unctuous.”
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Behaving or prone to behave in an untrustworthy, deceitful, or insincere way
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Piously self-assured and smugly moralistic
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Expressed appreciatively or as a compliment
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Marked by charm, confidence and elegance
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Having a smooth texture or consistency
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Smug or ostentatiously virtuous
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