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unctuous
used in The Lords of Discipline

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Definition
unpleasantly and insincerely charming or ingratiating in manner or speech
  • Even the Yankees, most of whom had been rejected by the military academies, spent their years at the Institute perfecting the unctuous skills of Southern gentlemen.
    Chapter 2.17 (18% in)

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