Synonyms and Antonyms of oily
overly or insincerely flattering an executive who surrounds herself with oily, sycophantic assistants Synonyms adulatory, gushing, gushy, hagiographic (also hagiographical), fulsome, oleaginous, soapy, unctuousRelated Words drooling, slavering, slobbering; cloying, sickening; demonstrative, effusive, mushy, uninhibited, unreserved, unrestrained; artificial, backhanded, feigned, hypocritical, insincere, left-handed, mealymouthed, sanctimonious, two-faced; disarming, endearing, ingratiating, winning, winsome; extravagant, lavish, unrestrained; abundant, copious, profuseNear Antonyms artless, earnest, genuine, heartfelt, honest, ingenuous, sincere, true, unaffected, unfeigned, unpretending, unpretentious
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