lubricious
or lubricous adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin lubricus, from Latin, slippery, easily led astray Date: 1535 1. marked by wantonness ; lecherous; also salacious 2. [Latin lubricus] having a smooth or slippery quality <
a lubricious skin
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lubriciously adverb

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