lubricate

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Borrowed from Latin lūbricātus, past participle of lūbricō (make slippery), from lūbricus (slippery).

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lubricate (third-person singular simple present lubricates, present participle lubricating, simple past and past participle lubricated)

  1. To make slippery or smooth (normally to minimize friction) by applying a lubricant.

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lūbricāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of lūbricō