Part of speech:
Capable of being shaped or formed:
Tending to slip, as from one's grasp:
(Med.) Designating, of, or characterized by degeneration resulting from the deposit of an insoluble, waxlike substance in an organ
Having a fine texture:
Courteous and elegant; gracious and sophisticated.
Artfully contrived to gain favor or confidence; ingratiating.
Full of or exhibiting servile compliance; fawning.
Of, like, consisting of, or containing oil
Derived from or chemically related to fat.
Containing grease, especially too much grease:
The definition of smarmy is someone who comes across as being insincere.
Full of soap
Not stern; lenient:
Falsely or smugly earnest; unctuous:
Polished or smooth in manner, especially in an unctuous way; slick:
Of, relating to, or composed of animal fat; fatty.
Rich; producing a large income; desirable.
Affectedly and self-servingly earnest
Marked by or displaying integrity; upright:
Soothing or assuaging; lessening pain or distress
Affected is defined as a situation when something impacts you or is something that was directed towards you and resulted in some emotional or other change in you.
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