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oils

noun
plural of oil

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a picture created with oil paint
  • that artist is known to have created only oils and charcoal sketches

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oils

verb
present tense third-person singular of oil

Synonyms & Antonyms of oils (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Oils.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/oils. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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