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 for smarmy
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  smarmy
      adj 1: 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"; "soapy compliments" [syn:
             buttery, fulsome, oily, oleaginous, smarmy,
             soapy, unctuous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "smarmy":
     adulatory, bland, blandishing, blarneying, buttery, cajoling,
     complimentary, courtierly, courtly, fair-spoken, fawning,
     fine-spoken, flattering, fulsome, glassy, glossy, gushing,
     honey-mouthed, honey-tongued, honeyed, insincere, insinuating,
     mealymouthed, obsequious, oily, oily-tongued, oleaginous, polished,
     slick, slimy, slobbery, smooth, smooth-spoken, smooth-tongued,
     soapy, soft-soaping, sycophantic, unctuous, wheedling
  
  

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