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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 unc·tu·ous /ˈʌŋ(k)ʧəwəs, ʧəs, ʃwəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 unc·tu·ous /ˈəŋ(k)ʧə(wə)s, ˈəŋ(k)ʃwəs/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Unc·tu·ous a.
 1. Of the nature or quality of an unguent or ointment; fatty; oily; greasy. “The unctuous cheese.”
 2. Having a smooth, greasy feel, as certain minerals.
 3. Bland; suave; also, tender; fervid; as, an unctuous speech; sometimes, insincerely suave or fervid.
 -- Unc*tu*ous*ly, adv. -- Unc*tu*ous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner
            or speech; "buttery praise"; "gave him a fulsome
            introduction"; "an oily sycophantic press agent";
            "oleaginous hypocrisy"; "smarmy self-importance"; "the
            unctuous Uriah Heep" [syn: buttery, fulsome, oily,
             oleaginous, smarmy]