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unctuous
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • Inside the shop, Borgin remained frozen; his unctuous smile had vanished; he looked worried.

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  • But she kept her attention on me, unctuously gesturing, and even as he leaned and bucked into her she held out her open hand to me, as if I should take it when I crept my way inside.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • He made no effort to be civil, or his normal unctuous, ingratiating self.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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