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oleaginous

adjective

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overly or insincerely flattering
  • the office manager greeted the corporate bigwigs with an oleaginous welcome that should have embarrassed him

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“Oleaginous.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/oleaginous. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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