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  • r  in an unctuous manner

  • His much younger wife (Nancy Snyder) is as smarmily supportive as she is unbearably actressy.
  • McCarthy finds Charles Reich (The Greening of America) "smarmily loving" and feminist Germaine Greer "an absurd Australian giantess.
  • Ronald (Richard Kiley) is an upper-class banker of such genteel indifference that he reads a washing-machine manual while Sidney smarmily courts him.

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