1. excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm

Similar word(s): fulsomeness, smarm

Definition categories: communication, compliment

2. smug self-serving earnestness

Similar word(s): fulsomeness, oiliness, oleaginousness, smarminess, unctuousness

Definition categories: attribute, hypocrisy

3. semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

Similar word(s): balm, ointment, salve, unguent

Definition categories: man–made, curative, cure, remedy, therapeutic

4. anointing as part of a religious ceremony or healing ritual

Similar word(s): inunction

Definition categories: act, anointing, anointment