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lubricate

verb

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to coat (something) with a slippery substance in order to reduce friction
  • used a petroleum based machine oil to lubricate the gears

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The first known use of lubricate was circa 1623

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“Lubricate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lubricate. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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