oleophilic

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oleophilic

(ˌəʊlɪəʊˈfɪlɪk)
adj
absorbing oil easily
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Adj.1.oleophilic - having a strong affinity for oils rather than water
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
oleophobic - lacking affinity for oils
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