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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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Making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically pious
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Relating to or characteristic of reptiles
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Polite, elegant, and sophisticated in manner
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Able to persuade
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Showing a lack of respect for God or religion
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Of, resembling, or appropriate for a knight
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Excessively sentimental
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Having or being a slippery surface
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Soothing in nature
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