lubricous

  • 1 Lubricous — Lu bri*cous, a. [L. lubricus.] Lubric. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 lubricous — index lascivious, lecherous, lewd, licentious, obscene Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 lubricous — (adj.) 1530s, lascivious, from L. lubricus slippery, smooth, from lubricus slippery (see LUBRICANT (Cf. lubricant) (adj.)). Literal meaning slippery, oily is from 1650s in English; figurative sense of shifty, elusive is from 1640s. Also… …

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  • 4 lubricous — adjective see lubricious …

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  • 5 lubricous — /looh bri keuhs/, adj. 1. (of a surface, coating, etc.) having an oily smoothness; slippery. 2. unstable; shifty; fleeting. 3. lubricious. [1525 35; < L lubricus slippery, LL: unstable] Syn. 2. unsteady, wavering, undependable. * * * …

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  • 6 lubricous — adjective slimy to the touch …

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  • 7 lubricous —  is generally the preferred spelling for the word meaning slippery or lewd, but most dictionaries also accept lubricious …

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  • 8 lubricous — adj. slippery, greasy; unstable; wanton; crude; lascivious …

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  • 9 lubricous — a. 1. Smoothy, slippery, lubric. 2. Wavering, unstable, uncertain, lubric. 3. Lascivious, lewd, wanton, licentious, impure, salacious, unchaste, incontinent, lecherous …

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  • 10 lubricous — adj 1. oily, slippery, slithery, greasy, greased, lubricated, oiled; buttery, oleaginous, unctuous, slick, Physiol. synovial; sleek, glassy, skiddy, icy, glossy, polished, varnished; soapy, waxy, lathered. 2. unstable, unsteady, unsteadfast,… …

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  • 11 lubricous — lu·bri·cous …

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  • 12 lubricous — /ˈlubrəkəs/ (say loohbruhkuhs) adjective → lubricious. {Latin lūbricus} …

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  • 13 lubricous — adjective see lubricious …

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  • 14 Galerina marginata — Galerina marginata …

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  • 15 Lubrication — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Absence of friction. Prevention of friction. < N PARAG:Lubrication >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 smoothness smoothness &c. 255 Sgm: N 1 unctuousness unctuousness &c. 355 GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 lubrication lubrication lubrification …

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  • 16 lu|bri´cious|ly — lu|bri|cious «loo BRIHSH uhs», adjective. = lubricous. (Cf. ↑lubricous) –lu|bri´cious|ly, adverb …

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  • 17 lu|bri|cious — «loo BRIHSH uhs», adjective. = lubricous. (Cf. ↑lubricous) –lu|bri´cious|ly, adverb …

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  • 18 Mucous — Mu cous, a. [L. mucosus, fr. mucus mucus.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous; as, a mucous substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane. [1913… …

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  • 19 Mucous membrane — Mucous Mu cous, a. [L. mucosus, fr. mucus mucus.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous; as, a mucous substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane.… …

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  • 20 Mucous patches — Mucous Mu cous, a. [L. mucosus, fr. mucus mucus.] 1. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, mucus; slimy, ropy, or stringy, and lubricous; as, a mucous substance. [1913 Webster] 2. Secreting a slimy or mucigenous substance; as, the mucous membrane.… …

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