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2. fool, dunce, boob, boobie, ninny, nincompoop, simpleton, ignoramus, dullard, dope, dimwit, nitwit, lamebrain, know-nothing; fathead, blockhead, meat-head, knucklehead, muttonhead, bonehead, dunderhead, peabrain, numbskull; All Sl. dingbat, dumbbell, dumb cluck, dumb bunny, retread.
3. loafer, idler, worthless idler, bum, do-nothing, good-for-nothing,
Inf goldbrick or goldbricker, Sl. goofball, Sl. goof-off, SL stiff, Brit. Sl. skiver; sponger, freeloader, cadger, parasite, non-worker, drone, Inf. lounge-lizard.
-adj.
4. loutish, cloddish; awkward, clumsy. See lubberly. lubberly, adj. awkward, clumsy, inept, maladroit, heavy-handed, blundering, bungling, gawky or gawk-ish, ungainly, like a bull in a china shop, Inf. butterfingered, Sl. klutzy; loutish, oafish, doltish, lumpish, lumpen, cloddish, clodhopping, clownish; dull, dense, stupid, duncical, duncish, stolid, obtuse, Inf. thick; rude, vulgar, uncouth, crass, unrefined, coarse, boorish, churlish, unmannerly, ill-mannered, ill-bred, lowbred.
lubricant,
n. 1. lubricator, emollient, oil, mineral oil, vegetable oil, olive oil, petroleum; grease, fat, lard, butter, glycerin; unguent, ointment, (in prescription) unguentum, Relig. unction, lotion; graphite, plumbago, black lead. See also lotion.
-adj.
2. moisturizing, lubricating, lubricous, lu-bricative; lentive, emollient, oily, unctuous, greasy; fatty, adipose, sebaceous; buttery, slipnery, smooth, slick, sleek.
lubricate, v. oil, grease, smear with grease; lard, but ter, dress, smear, daub; soap, wax, pomade, smooth, slick, make slippery, make smooth; oil the wheels, smooth the way, soap the way. lubricity,
n. 1. oiliness, slipperiness, greasiness, slitheriness; smoothness, sleekness, glassiness, glossiness, skiddiness, iciness; soapiness, waxiness, butteri-ness, unctuousness, oleaginousness, mucosity.
2. instability, unsteadiness, inconstancy, infirmity; uncertainty, doubtfulness, irresolution; shiftiness, vacillation, wavering; capriciousness, whimsicality, fickleness, flightiness, volatility; changeableness, changefulness, variableness, variability; tergiversation, unreliability, undependability; fleetingness, transitoriness, transience, momentariness.
3. lewdness, lecherousness, lechery, licentiousness; lasciviousness, lustfulness, lust, passion; wantonness, libertinism, abandon, debauchery, dissipation; dissolution, incontinence, intemperance, intemperateness, immoderation; degeneracy, degradation, decadence, immorality, unchastity, unvirtuousness, shamelessness, impurity; salacity, prurience, concupiscence; carnality, sensualism, priapism, venery; satyrism, goatishness, ruttishness, randiness,
Sl. horniness.
4. pornography, obscenity, smut, filth, dirt; bawdry, bawdiness, ribaldry, Fescennity; coarseness, vulgarity, grossness, crudity,
Sl. raunchiness; scurrility, indelicacy, impurity, indecency, suggestiveness, offensiveness. lubricous, adj. 1. oily, slippery, slithery, greasy, greased, lubricated, oiled; buttery, oleaginous, unctuous, slick, Physiol, synovial; sleek, glassy, skiddy, icy, glossy, polished, varnished; soapy, waxy, lathered.
2. unstable, unsteady, unsteadfast, inconstant; mercurial, fickle, flighty, volatile, wishy-washy; uncertain, doubtful, irresolute, skittish, changeable, changeful, variable; shifty, wavering, vacillating, fitful, capricious; undependable, unreliable, tergiversating; fleeting, transitory, transient, passing, momentary, fugitive; here-today-gone-tomorrow.
3. lewd, lecherous, libidinous, libidinal,
Archaic. lickerish; salacious, concupiscent, prurient, ruttish;

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