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unctuous

adjective uk   us   /ˈʌŋk.tju.əs/ formal disapproving
Unctuous people or behaviour expresses too much praise, interest, friendliness, etc., in a way that is false and unpleasant: his unctuous manner/voice/smile
Translations of “unctuous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 諂媚的, 虛情假意的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 谄媚的, 虚情假意的…
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