Difficult Words :
Unctuous and Unconscionable
Difficult Words : Unctuous and Unconscionable
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Unconscionable (un KON shuh nuh bul) adj: not controlled by conscience, unscrupulous
• Leaving a small child unattended all day long is an unconscionable act.
• Murdering every citizen of that town was unconscionable. Bert should be ashamed of himself for doing it.
• Don't confuse this word with unconscious.
Unctuous (UNGK choo us) adj: oily, both literally and figuratively, insincere
• Salad oil is literally unctuous. A used-car salesman might be figuratively unctuous that he is oily in the sense of being slick, sleazy and insincere.
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