Oil synonyms and antonyms

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A thick, flammable, yellow-to-black mixture of gaseous, liquid, and solid hydrocarbons that occurs naturally beneath the Earth's surface. It can be separated into fractions including natural gas, gasoline, naphtha, kerosene, paraffin wax, asphalt, and fuel and lubricating oils, and is used as raw material for a wide variety of derivative products. It is believed to originate from the accumulated remains of fossil plants and animals, especially in shallow marine environments.
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Persuasion by means of flattery or pleasing words.
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An aromatic substance, such as wood or a gum, that is burned to produce a pleasant odor.
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To remove the moisture from; make dry:
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(Dated) naphtha
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A hydrocarbon fuel, such as petroleum, coal, or natural gas, derived from the accumulated remains of ancient plants and animals and used as fuel. Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases generated by burning fossil fuels are considered to be one of the principal causes of global warming.
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A hard, unctuous, fat- or wax-based solid, sometimes medicated, formerly applied to the skin directly or on dressings.
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Any of a large number of oily compounds that are widely found in plant and animal tissues and serve mainly as a reserve source of energy. In mammals, fat, or adipose tissue , is deposited beneath the skin and around the internal organs, where it also protects and insulates against heat loss. Fat is a necessary, efficient source of energy. An ounce of fat contains more than twice as much stored energy as does an ounce of protein or carbohydrates and is digested more slowly, resulting in the sensation of satiety after eating. It also enhances the taste, aroma, and texture of food. Fats are made chiefly of triglycerides, each molecule of which contains three fatty acids. Dietary fat supplies humans with essential fatty acids, such as linoleic acid and linolenic acid . Fat also regulates cholesterol metabolism and is a precursor of prostaglandins .
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A material such as wood, coal, gas, or oil burned to produce heat or power.
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To coat, smear, or soil with grease:
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A yellowish-white wax secreted by the sebaceous glands of sheep to coat wool. Lanolin is composed of esters and polyesters of almost seventy alcohols and fatty acids. Since it is easily absorbed by the skin, it is used in soaps, cosmetics, and ointments.
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(Canada, US) A petroleum based thin and colorless fuel; (UK) paraffin.
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A substance for reducing friction in this way, as oil or grease
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(Regional) kerosene or any unspecified lower grade derivative of crude petroleum
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Unrefined oil; as it is found underground, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
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Liquid substance used for power or illumination
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To cover with a coat of some material
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Crude oil
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Liquid substance used for power or illumination
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To apply a lubricant to or make slippery:
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To have a substance smeared on (a surface).
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To lubricate (a car's joints, for example).
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(Archaic) To anoint with balm, or with anything medicinal.
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(Cooking) To rub, stir, or beat (butter) into a light creamy consistency.
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The definition of gas is to expose someone to gas fumes, to treat chemically with gas or to give off gas fumes.
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A flattering or ingratiating act or remark, etc. meant to persuade
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oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist
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Any oil produced from plants, such as olive oil and corn oil.
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Any substance in its natural state.
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To apply oil to or to pour oil upon, etc., as a sacred rite, especially for consecration.
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administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
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(Archaic) To anoint, esp. in the last rites
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Persian poet and mystic whose masterpiece, Conference of the Birds, is an allegorical survey of Sufism.
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Excessive flattery or admiration.
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Ability to talk constantly.
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Excessive, untrue, or insincere praise; exaggerated compliment or attention
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A person who deals in slaves
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(Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
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Any of a large class of viscous liquids that are typically very slippery and greasy. Oils are composed mostly of glycerides. They are flammable, do not mix with water, and include animal and vegetable fats as well as substances of mineral or synthetic origin. They are used in food, soap, and candles, and make good lubricants and fuels.
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(Medicine) To moisten and rub (a diseased part) with a liquid substance, as with spirit, oil, etc., by means of a cloth or sponge.
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An aromatic resin obtained from certain South American trees (genus Copaifera) of the caesalpinia family: formerly used in medicine, now used in varnishes, etc.
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Liquid, greasy substance
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