oily

All Adverb Adjective Noun
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  • If you set it on too hot a fire it will be oily. Cited from The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887), by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
  • The oily half of the higher place is the hard things that do not get in and remain. Cited from Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein, by Gertrude Stein
  • He was too oily for me, and I always thought that he would turn out a bad one. Cited from A Dash from Diamond City, by George Manville Fenn
  • He was a tall young man with inspired eyes and oily hair. Cited from The Lee Shore, by Rose Macaulay
  • There is something oily inside of them, and how it gets there I never could tell. Cited from The Book of the Bush, by George Dunderdale
  • Skin may also become more dry or oily than usual.
  • This tea is sweet without being oily, so the guest can easily drink it.
  • She heard him call, and she heard Fernand's oily voice make answer. Cited from Ronicky Doone, by Max Brand
  • Then he looked again at the oily being who awaited him. Cited from The Cross-Cut, by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • Lips normally have a very thin oily film on their surface that provides natural protection against moisture loss.
  • The oily surface made it difficult for the victim to maintain his position and balance.
  • He had long straight oily yellow hair, spread thinly around his shoulders. Cited from The Canterbury Pilgrims, by M. Sturt and E. C. Oakden
  • The car's supreme advantage was proven after the track became oily.
  • He sat up and looked at the oily little clerk. Cited from A Little Norsk; Or, Ol' Pap's Flaxen, by Hamlin Garland
  • Marry her quick, then, before the poor girl falls into the hands of some oily-headed hermit. Cited from Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works, by Ka*alida*asa
  • So did his manner, which was soft and oily. Cited from The Art of Public Speaking, by Carnegie and Esenwein
  • But this oily food makes their flesh so rank that none of them is fit food for House People. Cited from Citizen Bird, by Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
  • Work place environments can vary from dry areas to wet or extremely oily areas.
  • Ilish can be cooked in very little oil since the fish itself is very oily.
  • The carbon in this form is very finely divided and usually contains various oily materials. Cited from An Elementary Study of Chemistry, by McPherson and Henderson
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