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having the qualities of fat

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containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

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smeared or soiled with grease or oil

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He tossed the greasy liquid to the ground and from the well, near the large, home-built barn, refilled the make-shift basin.
Little, narrow streets; dirty children blockading them; greasy, slovenly women capturing and spanking them; filthy dens on first floors, with rag stores in them (the heaviest business in the Faubourg is the chiffonier's); other filthy dens where whole suits of second and third-hand clothing are sold at prices that would ruin any proprietor who did not steal his stock; still other filthy dens where they sold groceries--sold them by the half-pennyworth--five dollars would buy the man out, goodwill and all.
The undertaker was a little fat Jew with curly black hair, long and greasy, in black, with a large diamond ring on a podgy finger.
The pleasant odor of greasy viands mingled with the smell of smoke.
Caching the remainder of the deer's hind quarter in the crotch of a tree the ape-man wiped his greasy palms upon his naked thighs and swung off in pursuit of Numa.
There was a shiftiness of his whole appearance that even found expression in the cat-like manner of his gait, and to it all a sinister suggestion was added by the long slim knife that always rested at his waist, slipped through the greasy cord that supported his soiled apron.
Nikita called out, well knowing how carefully Mukhorty threw out his hind leg just to touch his greasy sheepskin coat but not to strike him--a trick Nikita much appreciated.
All right," replied the clerk, philosophically putting up his paper and pen into a greasy and well-worn writing-case.
The man-horse was greasy and dirty, and naked save for an exceedingly narrow and dirty loin-cloth; but the white man clung to him closely and desperately.
It was a gray scene, greasy gray, and the rain drizzled greasily on the pavement stones.
On going forward she perceived it to be a huge fat man in torn and greasy garments.
It looks greasy, and smells greasy," he said to Anne, turning over the collops with a spoon.
An honest, hard-working, but shiftless man plainly was John Field; and his wife, she too was brave to cook so many successive dinners in the recesses of that lofty stove; with round greasy face and bare breast, still thinking to improve her condition one day; with the never absent mop in one hand, and yet no effects of it visible anywhere.
As he walked his feet splashed in a pool of greasy and slippery water, which had such a heavy smell of fish fried in oil that Pinocchio thought it was Lent.
Well,--the greasy cap, the common handkerchief, and the marks of the rough boots on the floor," he replied.