What is the opposite of unctuous?

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Adjective
Opposite of excessive in obsequious praise or flattery
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Opposite of characterized by a lack of sincerity
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Opposite of obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
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Opposite of piously self-assured and smugly moralistic
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Opposite of excessive in praise or flattery
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Opposite of having the ability to persuade others, typically with guile or charm
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Opposite of submissive or slavish
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Opposite of which attempts to bring oneself into the favour of another, often with flattery or insincerity
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Opposite of excessively praising or admiring
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Opposite of relating to or characteristic of reptiles
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Opposite of deferential, groveling
Adjective
Opposite of servile or submissive
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Opposite of effusive and often emotional
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Opposite of containing much fat
“Choose lean cuts of meat like that of chicken breast or turkey.”
Adjective
Opposite of showing a lack of respect for God or religion
Adjective
Opposite of smooth in manner
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