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greasing

verb
present participle of grease

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1 to coat (something) with a slippery substance in order to reduce friction
  • make sure you grease the pan before you put the batter in

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2 to free from obstruction or difficulty
  • your help might grease the complicated adoption proceedings

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“Greasing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/greasing. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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