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aw ild

  • v  cover with oil, as if by rubbing
  • v  administer an oil or ointment to; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
  • a  treated with oil
    oiled country roads
    an oiled walnut table

  • Not long ago, the Administration was considered an artful, managerial mechanism, oiled with serenity, unanimity and self-confidence.
  • If family is a machine for making you crazy, has there ever been a machine better oiled than the Lamberts? The elderly father, Alfred, is a retired railway engineer sliding into .
  • Burma's state-run media continues to portray a well-oiled state relief campaign: soldiers unloading relief supplies from helicopters, generals inspecting neat rows of refugee tents.
News & Articles

  • Offense lifts Mohawks over Lions
    MASON CITY — The Mason City softball team ran like a well-oiled machine on Thursday night in a 12-0 win in three innings over Clear Lake.
    June 14, 2013 - The Globe Gazette
  • Mike Hope posts beefcake photos to land acting job
    Republican Rep. Mike Hope is counting on his brawn to carry him to a big role on the big screen. The muscular Mill Creek representative shows off his sculpted and oiled physique in a shirtless photo on IMDb , a database of those involved in the movie industry.
    June 11, 2013 - Everett Herald
  • The Red Carpet At The 2013 Tony Awards
    The Tony Awards red carpet is an exercise in showing the world your personal style. Unlike other award ceremonies whose red carpets are well-oiled machines run by big name designers and power stylists, the actresses of Broadway are pretty much left to their own devices, for better or worse.
    June 10, 2013 - Forbes

  • Joachim Loew in The Sun
    He added: "I just saw their faces in the dressing room. They are totally disappointed because we had our ambitions. But we weren't good enough. Spain are a well-oiled team that has been playing together for two or three years with almost the exact...
  • Vince Carter in USA Today
    RJ's confidence has soared, he's playing phenomenal basketball,Carter said. "Our team as a whole trusts each other. We're playing off of each other and it's great. The whole machine is well-oiled. We're feeding off other, trusting each...
  • Dick Anderson in SportingNews.com
    They don't make mental errors. They're well coached. They've got a well-oiled machine,Anderson said. "There are a lot of similarities to how we played."

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