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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]
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This unctuous dish is served garnished with heated ghee, fried cashew and almonds, crispy fried onion, chopped coriander and a lemon wedge.
It wasn't overly sweet like you would expect, but it was a delectable harmony of unctuous goodness.
In most cases retro-reports can offer only unctuous weasel words of one-sided self-justification, risking (as at Hillsborough) all the confirmation bias and potential for accepting fabricated evidence inherent to inquisitional methods - not the change of hearts and minds required for genuine reform obliging elected and official leaders to base mutual respect upon sharing, and upholding amongst their subordinates (by example in the first instance), the principles of human rights and public service.
Snappy acidity keeps the unctuous orange marmalade, apricot, peach, honey, and caramel flavors fresh and clean on the lingering finish.
Do not remove the skin or fat, which will become yummy and unctuous when cooked.
THE main issue isn't the unctuous presenters of Radio 4's Woman's Hour, who use every breath to extol equality, awakening to find themselves on the wrong side of the BBC gender pay divide last week.
This simply stunning bitter, sweet, herbal concoction needs a glass full of ice, a wedge of orange and a mere splash of soda to cut through what would otherwise be a quite unctuous drink.
And then, closer to the car, his voice turned unctuous, and he oozed, "And how are we tonight?"
Bone dry and mineral-tinged or unctuous and dessert-like, it's never been a sweeter time for riesling.
That combination of beans, tomatoes, onions and lots of garlic, combined with super-tasty Toulouse sausages and unctuous confit duck or goose is an absolute super-heavyweight classic, but I think should be reserved for the colder months.
So what could be worse than being the unctuous fawning lackey?