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Lubricate   Listen
verb
Lubricate  v. t.  
1.
To make smooth or slippery; as, mucilaginous and saponaceous remedies lubricate the parts to which they are applied. "Supples, lubricates, and keeps in play, The various movements of this nice machine."
2.
To apply a lubricant to, as oil or tallow.
3.
Hence: To reduce social frictions or difficulties between people, thus making cooperation easier and joint action smoother.
4.
To inebriate by supplying with alcoholic beverages. (slang)






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