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What does "Unctuous" mean?

Definition

(a.) Bland; suave; also, tender; fervid; as, an unctuous speech; sometimes, insincerely suave or fervid (a.) Having a smooth, greasy feel, as certain minerals (a.) Of the nature or quality of an unguent or ointment; fatty; oily; greasy


Synonyms fulsome, smarmy, oleaginous, oily, insincere, buttery


Example: "The unctuous Uriah Heep"


Word Family unctuously, unctuousness