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Grease

A slang term for bribery.
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But it's sure a step in the right direction; it does grease the skids to more effective use of research assets.
Taxpayer money bailed out the financial institutions, so there should be a way for the government to grease the skids as far as credit is concerned.
The first agreement they want to grease the skids for is the TPP and, as I've noted, it will only increase our problems.
He felt those factors would grease the skids for a significant slide in property values that could last more than just a few years.
The Soviet lies regurgitated by Duranty, and retailed by the Times to the public, helped grease the skids for U.
Since Bush cannot employ this deception to grease the skids for his second term, we may yet see applied at the highest level of power the clarity of that ancient, universal axiom: ``What goes around comes around.