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I've been struck by a richness, a depth, almost an oily, unctious texture that matches a nuttiness in the wine.
Straight in it goes to a pot of slowsimmered black daal (PS6.20), cooked over 24 hours to an unctious, sticky richness.
Nov 22-Dec 20 UNCTIOUS IF you're so funny, then why are you on your own tonight?
"What's your aunt gonna say when she sees you like." Armand manages, seeing an unctious cherubic oval materializing in the mirror.
Powerful aromas of blackberry and tar lead to unctious flavours of dark fruit, fresh herbs and cherry.
The rich and unctious Tesco Finest* Ken Forrester Chenin Blanc is down from pounds 7.99.
Tender, good quality chicken sat in a gloriously unctious cream and coconut sauce deftly spiced and enlivened with a decent whack of chilli.
It was also the fact the dear old Beeb were hawking their wares around our TV screens with not a slick, unctious Sky Sports bod in sight.
See how Arachne doth her Howres Pass In weaving Tincile on the verdent Grass Look how it glitters, now the sun doth Rise The Bane of Harmles sheep, and death of flyes And over it the slow and Unctious Snayl In winding knots doth draw a slimey Trayle.
Composers become their own audiences, their own support nets, their own unctious party hacks, and vicious opponents.
When Dickens was drafting Uriah Heep, she shows us how he was likely recalling Hans Christian Andersen, whose unctious and interminable visits to Dickens' home left an indelible mark.