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slipperier, comparative; slipperiest, superlative;
(of a surface or object) Difficult to hold firmly or stand on because it is smooth, wet, or slimy
- her hand was
(of a person) Evasive and unpredictable; not to be relied on
- Martin's a
(of a word or concept) Elusive in meaning because changing according to one's point of view
- the word “intended” is a decidedly
causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide; "slippery sidewalks"; "a slippery bar of soap"; "the streets are still slippy from the rain"
not to be trusted; "how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee
Of a surface, having low friction, often due to being covered in a non-viscous liquid, and therefore hard to grip, hard to stand on without falling, etc; Evasive; difficult to pin down
Usually associated with gravel highways following heavy rains.
Slippery road surface covered with hard ice or snow on more than 20% of the stretch of road in question.
When a card is destroyed, flip a coin. If you win, return it to play.
That's what might happen when it is slippery:
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