from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. In an oleaginous manner.
He passed the plate after the sermon, and his rectitude shone out oleaginously on every line of his face.
"But graces and accomplishments like yours, dear Mrs. Hopkinson," he said oleaginously, "belong to the whole country."
Which - under the circumstances - was even more oleaginously repellent than expressing regret; somehow managing to rub it in everyone’s face that a) it happened and b) he disapproved morally and isn’t he good?
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