What is the opposite of unctuous?

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Adjective
Opposite of pretending to be kind and concerned but obviously not sincere
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Opposite of not being or expressing what one appears to be or express
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Opposite of overly or insincerely flattering
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Opposite of submissive or slavish
Adjective
Opposite of obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree
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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 making a show of being morally better than others, especially hypocritically pious
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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
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Opposite of servile or submissive
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Opposite of having or showing very polished and worldly manners
“He was said to be boorish, unmannerly, argumentative, moody and addicted to reading, of all things.”
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Opposite of effusive and often emotional
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Opposite of piously self-assured and smugly moralistic
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Opposite of containing much fat
“Choose lean cuts of meat like that of chicken breast or turkey.”
Adjective
Opposite of able to persuade
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Opposite of showing a lack of respect for God or religion
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Opposite of smooth in manner
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