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oil

noun

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  1. a picture created with oil paint that artist is known to have created only oils and charcoal sketches Synonyms of oil canvas (also canvass), painting, oil paintingWords Related to oil fresco, mural, panorama; diptych, triptych; acrylic, aquarelle, gouache, watercolor; distemper, drawing, etching, finger painting, pastel, sketch, tempera; masterpiece; pièce de résistance, showpiece


oil

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of oil

  1. to coat (something) with a slippery substance in order to reduce friction if you oil the machinery on a regular basis, it will operate more efficiently Synonyms of oil grease, lubricate, slick, waxWords Related to oil bathe, douse (also dowse), drench, soak, souse, wash, water, wetNear Antonyms of oil coarsen, rough, roughen; dehydrate, dry, parch, sear


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