smarm

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Synonyms for smarm

excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm

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In between they shuffle around in animal costumes like a warped children's TV show while quizmaster Stuart White (Gus Brown) smarms about, being cheesy and insincere.
Atkinson's bumbling vicar is more reserved than his usual roles and Swayze smarms through his entertaining, pantomime supporting role.
Paul Hayes smarms his way through the part of philanderer Gilbert Bodley while Joanne Russell is spoilt strip dancer Janie McMichael.
He saves the best gushiness for last: "Duncan Smith has already surprised his party," smarms Norris.
Having "entered the Fantasy," she smarms through the film as a maudlin melancholic subject in mourning for her sense of humor.
Berry looks sensational and brings feistiness and vulnerability to her role while Willis charms and smarms with minimum effort as the exec.
Berry brings feistiness and vulnerability to her role while Willis charms and smarms as the exec who asserts: "It's not kill or be killed any more ( it's kill or become irrelevant.