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The oil, ointment, etc. used for this
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  1. The oil, ointment, etc. used for this
  2. An ointment or oil; a salve.
  3. A smug, exaggerated use of language; smarminess
A substance for reducing friction in this way, as oil or grease
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  1. A substance for reducing friction in this way, as oil or grease
  2. A substance, such as grease or oil, that reduces friction when applied as a surface coating to moving parts.
  3. A slippery liquid, gel, or oil that is used to reduce friction on or soreness of body tissue.
An oily, flammable, liquid solution of hydrocarbons, yellowish-green to black in color, occurring naturally in the rock strata of certain geological formations: when fractionally distilled, it yields paraffin, fuel oil, kerosene, gasoline, etc.
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  1. An oily, flammable, liquid solution of hydrocarbons, yellowish-green to black in color, occurring naturally in the rock strata of certain geological formations: when fractionally distilled, it yields paraffin, fuel oil, kerosene, gasoline, etc.
  2. 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.
A thin oil distilled from petroleum or shale oil, used as a fuel, solvent, illuminant, etc.; coal oil
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  1. A thin oil distilled from petroleum or shale oil, used as a fuel, solvent, illuminant, etc.; coal oil
A flammable hydrocarbon oil that is distilled from bituminous coal and is used as a fuel for lamps.
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  1. A flammable hydrocarbon oil that is distilled from bituminous coal and is used as a fuel for lamps.
  2. Kerosene or any other oil obtained by fractional distillation of petroleum
  3. Crude petroleum
Unrefined oil; as it is found underground, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
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  1. Unrefined oil; as it is found underground, consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
  2. Unrefined petroleum.
A hydrocarbon-based fuel, such as petroleum, coal, or natural gas, derived from living matter of a previous geologic time.
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  1. A hydrocarbon-based fuel, such as petroleum, coal, or natural gas, derived from living matter of a previous geologic time.
  2. An organic substance, as coal, petroleum, etc., found underground in deposits formed in a previous geologic period and used as a source of energy
  3. Any fuel derived from hydrocarbon deposits such as coal, petroleum, natural gas and, to some extent, peat; these fuels are non-renewable, and their burning generates the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide
A hard, unctuous, fat- or wax-based solid, sometimes medicated, formerly applied to the skin directly or on dressings.
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  1. A hard, unctuous, fat- or wax-based solid, sometimes medicated, formerly applied to the skin directly or on dressings.
  2. A thick ointment consisting of a fat, as oil or lard, mixed with wax, resin, and other, often medicinal, ingredients
To serve as a lubricant
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  1. To serve as a lubricant
  2. To apply a lubricant to
  3. To cause to feel cheerful and sociable by the consumption of alcohol:
To cause to be blurry or spread in unwanted places:
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  1. To cause to be blurry or spread in unwanted places:
  2. To apply by spreading or daubing:
  3. To spread or daub (a surface, for example) with a sticky, greasy, or dirty substance.
To lubricate (a car's joints, for example).
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  1. To lubricate (a car's joints, for example).
  2. (Informal) To lubricate
Excessive flattery or admiration.
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  1. Excessive flattery or admiration.
A flattering or ingratiating act or remark, etc. meant to persuade
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  1. A flattering or ingratiating act or remark, etc. meant to persuade
  2. Flattering speech or actions designed to persuade or influence.
A village of southern Ireland near Cork. Blarney Castle (dating from the 15th century) is the site of the Blarney Stone, said to impart powers of eloquence and persuasion.
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  1. A village of southern Ireland near Cork. Blarney Castle (dating from the 15th century) is the site of the Blarney Stone, said to impart powers of eloquence and persuasion.
  2. Ability to talk constantly.
  3. Persuasive flattery or kind speech; smooth, wheedling talk; flattery.
The act or practice of flattering.
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  1. The act or practice of flattering.
  2. Excessive or insincere praise.
  3. (Uncountable) Excessive praise or approval, which is often insincere and sometimes contrived to win favour.
The smoke or odor produced by the burning of such a substance.
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  1. The smoke or odor produced by the burning of such a substance.
  2. The smoke or fragrance from such a substance
  3. An aromatic substance, such as wood or a gum, that is burned to produce a pleasant odor.
  1. Slave ship
  2. A person who deals in slaves
  3. One, such as a person or ship, that is engaged in the trafficking of slaves.
Soap in liquid or semifluid form
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  1. Soap in liquid or semifluid form
  2. (Informal) Flattery; cajolery.
  3. Persuasion by means of flattery or pleasing words.
Find another word for oil. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for oil, like: melted fat, unction, lubricant, petroleum, kerosene, coal-oil, crude oil, liquid coal, rock-oil, fossil-fuel and cerate.