- o·le·ag·i·nous·ness, noun
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How to use oleaginous in a sentence
“You are a great man,” Arafat said, turning on his insincere, oleaginous charm.Bibi's Right: Palestinian Rejectionism Threatens Peace | Gil Troy | May 3, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It also gives it an oleaginous mouthfeel that I don't like in soup.
She will almost never be praised in public except by oleaginous flatterers desperate for social advantage.
I really like that, as it was quite a change from the somewhat oleaginous British academic leadership.
Kissinger, at his oleaginous best, tries to reassure Nixon that, whatever the press says, the bombing achieved its intention.
They are oleaginous, and nutritious; and are used as a substitute for almonds.
A volatile oleaginous substance obtained by distillation from draco-cephalum Moldavicum.
Because friction generates caloric, which volatises the oleaginous particles of the stearine matter.Adventures and Enthusiasms | E. V. Lucas
In this caldron a seething sea of oleaginous liquid conceals an infinite variety of animal and vegetable substances.In the Days of My Youth | Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
The fruit of this plant (hemp seed) is demulcent and oleaginous.
British Dictionary definitions for oleaginous
resembling or having the properties of oil
containing or producing oil
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