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 for soapy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Soapy \Soap"y\, a. [Compar. Soapier; superl. Soapiest.]
     1. Resembling soap; having the qualities of, or feeling like,
        soap; soft and smooth.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Smeared with soap; covered with soap.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: resembling or having the qualities of soap; "a soapy
             consistency" [syn: saponaceous, soapy]
      2: 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 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "soapy":
     adipose, adulatory, barmy, bland, blandishing, blarneying,
     blubbery, buttery, butyraceous, cajoling, chrismal, chrismatory,
     complimentary, courtierly, courtly, disarming, fair-spoken, fat,
     fatty, fawning, fine-spoken, flattering, foam-flecked, foamy,
     frothy, fulsome, glib, greasy, gushing, heady, honey-mouthed,
     honey-tongued, honeyed, ingratiating, insincere, insinuating,
     lardaceous, lardy, lathery, mealymouthed, mucoid, obsequious, oily,
     oily-tongued, oleaginous, oleic, rich, sebaceous, sleek, slick,
     slimy, slippery, slobbery, smarmy, smooth, smooth-spoken,
     smooth-tongued, smug, soapsuddy, soapsudsy, soft-soaping,
     soft-spoken, spumose, spumous, spumy, suave, suave-spoken, suddy,
     sudsy, suety, sycophantic, tallowy, unctuous, unguent, unguentary,
     unguentous, wheedling, yeasty

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