characterized by excessive piousness or moralistic fervor, especially in an affected manner; excessively smooth, suave, or smug.
of the nature of or characteristic of an unguent or ointment; oily; greasy.
having an oily or soapy feel, as certain minerals.
slippery or greasy
affecting an oily charm
unctuous unc·tu·ous (ŭngk’chōō-əs)
Containing or composed of oil or fat.
unc’tu·ous·ness or unc’tu·os’i·ty (-ŏs’ĭ-tē) n.
adjective 1. having three dimensions; solid. 2. having the form of a cube; cubical. 3. pertaining to the measurement of volume: the cubic contents of a vessel. 4. pertaining to a unit of linear measure that is multiplied by itself twice to form a unit of measure for volume: cubic foot; cubic centimeter; cubic inch; […]
adjective 1. having the form of a cube. 2. of or relating to volume. adjective 1. of or related to volume: cubical expansion 2. shaped like a cube 3. of or involving the third power
noun 1. a short, thick stick used as a weapon; club. verb (used with object), cudgeled, cudgeling or (especially British) cudgelled, cudgelling. 2. to strike with a cudgel; beat. Idioms 3. cudgel one’s brains, to try to comprehend or remember: I cudgeled my brains to recall her name. 4. take up the cudgels, to come […]
verb (used with object) 1. to choose; select; pick. 2. to gather the choice things or parts from. 3. to collect; gather; pluck. noun 4. act of culling. 5. something culled, especially something picked out and put aside as inferior. verb (transitive) 1. to choose or gather the best or required examples 2. to take […]