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lubricate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of lubricate

  1. to coat (something) with a slippery substance in order to reduce friction <it's not a good idea to use olive oil to lubricate the gears in an appliance> Synonyms grease, oil, slick, wax Related Words bathe, douse (also dowse), drench, soak, souse, wash, water, wet Near Antonyms coarsen, rough, roughen; dehydrate, dry, parch, sear




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