oleaginous (ō-lē-ˈa-jə-nəs)

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Definition (Adjective) 1: resembling or having the properties of oil : oily; also : containing or producing oil 2 : marked by an offensively ingratiating manner or quality In Context "Sometime around 2000, Sater got to know a neighbor, Tevfik Arif, an oleaginous former Soviet official from Kazakhstan." — Andrew Rice, Daily Intelligencer, "The Original Russia Connection," 3 Aug. 2017