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adjective: Displaying insincere earnestness or piousness; oily.
From Latin unctum (ointment), from unguere (to anoint). Earliest documented use: 1387.
“Personally he is sleek and unctuous, is always found among the godly.”
Clifton Rodman Woolridge; Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World; Library of Alexandria; 2015.
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