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unctuous

 [ungk´choo-us]
greasy or oily.

unc·tu·ous

(ŭngk'shū-ŭs, shŭs),
Greasy or oily.
[L. unctuosus, fr. unctio, unction]

unc·tu·ous

(ŭngk'shū-ŭs)
Greasy or oily.
[L. unctuosus, fr. unctio, unction]

unctuous

greasy or oily.
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Sliced thickly, alongside the juicy chicken and those unctuous beans, you have a wonderful easy supper dish that you'll be making many times.
This has an unctuous texture in the glass and a rich olive-edged flavour with incredible aromatics.
Cover your ears and open your hearts: In French director Xavier Giannoli's pitch-perfect comedy of manners, "Marguerite,'' a shameless chanteuse with a surplus of money and a shortage of talent buys her way into the spotlight, exposing the hypocrisy of her unctuous social circle in the process.
His description of the Portuguese language as "darkly hued a velvety, shadowy language with damp, mossy vowels" that are "dark green, deep and gentle on the ear, with sensuous, unctuous, sinuous inflections" is delicious.
The liquid is absorbed by the cous cous, leaving it plumped up, soft and unctuous, a brilliant vehicle for the addition of flavour.
It managed to be both fresh and light yet with the unctuous, melt in the mouth quality that a good risotto should have.
Texture: The cream is very light, non-perfumed, melting, and unctuous.
Even more than the sweetness that accompanies most chocolate desserts, I miss the unctuous coating cocoa leaves on the palate.
James McLennan rounded out the cast of principals as an unctuous Dr.
Reduce the heat to medium low and simmer gently for 15 more minutes until the onion has disintegrated and the sauce is unctuous.
And do we really need to be reminded of the unctuous Tony Blair delivering to the House of Commons (how uncomfortable the cabinet colleagues flanking him looked) his perfidious speech about Iraq's non-existent weapons of mass destruction?
I hasten to add that this pairing came to pass not because I'm clumsy (which is true) - but for once I intentionally poured unctuous nectar into a bowl of the yummiest vanilla ice cream.