Queequeg believed strongly in anointing his boat, and one morning not long after the German ship Jungfrau disappeared, took more than customary pains in that occupation; crawling under its bottom, where it hung over the side, and rubbing in the unctuousness
as though diligently seeking to insure a crop of hair from the craft's bald keel.
Many of them came out to look after him, and to observe to one another, with great unctuousness
, that he was 'pulled down by it.' Mrs Plornish and her father stood at the top of the steps at their own end, much depressed and shaking their heads.
Fried halloumi never gets to the oozing unctuousness
of its close relative Mozzarella, but it is still lovely.
A nationof over a hun-dred and a half million slid into a condition of - not merely apathy and indif-ference, but servility, unctuousness
, sustained by rationalization of - there is no other word for it - evil!
The crucial part, he claims, is to use belly pork - as fattiness equals flavour, it's chopped up roughly and rubbed with salt - this is where the unctuousness
His mother entered the bus and found the boy unctuousness
on a seat," Sahmeh, the father of the boy, told Khaleej Times .
The whole exercise, needless to say, left even the most jaded political commentators among us unnerved for its juvenile unctuousness
And yet what we have actually seen of him in the film--his unctuousness
, pomposity, manipulativeness, pretension (in a dream Larry has him misdescribe mathematics, when it's actually politics, as "the art of the possible")--exposes Rabbi Nachtner's panegyric as one more instance of denarration, more performatively insidious than the practiced shtick of "The Goy's teeth" because it bears the pronouncement of the pulpit.
Also included were brightness, tenderness, sweet taste, metallic taste, unctuousness
, juiciness, persistence of flavor.
"It is the boldness of the president, gaining relevancy by wielding the veto pen to protect our nation's meek and needy, contrasted with the unctuousness
of SpeakerGingrich, havingthe temerity to shut the government down in a brash display of arrogant audacity, that has produced Campaign '96's conventional wisdom."
Then, all of a sudden, the scales fell from my eyes, and I found myself deeply in love with the creamy unctuousness
of it all, and the crunchy, buttery crust.
He acquired a reputation for having a "prelatical" side and a "weakness for people of rank or importance" (Lockhart 328), and his personality was said to combine "unctuousness
with snobbery in a way that left a bad taste in many people's mouths" (Hastings 251).