Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

(adjective) fatty oily / (adjective) smooth and greasy in texture or appearance / (adjective) plastic / (adjective) full of unction / (adjective) revealing or marked by a smug, ingratiating, and false earnestness or spirituality

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Austria's unctuous burial of its thoroughly Nazi past

—p.126 Black Danube (117) by George Steiner
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4 years, 7 months ago


Atheists accept extreme unction.

—p.350 What Kind of Day Did You Have? (282) by Saul Bellow
strange
2 years ago


All these facts, even the crimes, are sources of unctuous pride for South Asians, both in America and the mother countries

—p.8 White Indians (6) by n+1
notable
2 years, 8 months ago


Neither armed struggle nor unctuous petitions dampened the confidence of colonial­ism.

—p.12 Paris (3) by Vijay Prashad
strange
2 years, 11 months ago


Michael Palin as an unctuous Anglican vicar in the Monty Python film, ‘The Meaning of Life’.

—p.31 Questions and answers (1) by Terry Eagleton
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4 years, 4 months ago