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  • n  a slippery smoothness
    he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • n  a magazine printed on good quality paper
  • n  a film of oil or garbage floating on top of water
  • n  a trowel used to make a surface slick
  • v  make slick or smooth
  • v  give a smooth and glossy appearance
    slick one's hair
  • s  made slick by e.g. ice or grease
    sidewalks slick with ice
    roads are slickest when rain has just started and hasn't had time to wash away the oil
  • s  having only superficial plausibility
    a slick commercial
  • s  having a smooth, gleaming surface reflecting light
    slick seals and otters
  • s  marked by skill in deception
    a slick evasive answer

  • When obliged to initiate a sniveling little teacher's pet, they paddle him till he needs a doctor, slick down his hair so thoroughly with tar that he makes his next appearance .
  • The videos may not be slick, but they're realand anyway, slick is overrated.
  • The slick caused an estimated $100 million in damage and took five months to clean up.
News & Articles

  • Driver dies in rollover crash off 410 near Pearsall Rd
    SAN ANTONIO -- San Antonio Police said the slick roads caused a man driving a red Mustang to lose control and hydroplane off Loop 410 near Pearsall Road. The accident happened just before 6:30a.m. The car took out a highway sign and then rolled down the hill. The driver was thrown from the car and died on scene. Police said the driver had severe head trauma. A passerby called police after she ...
    June 12, 2013 - KENS 5 San Antonio
  • PowerShell Command Line Introduction
    Here’s a slick PowerShell 3.0 one-liner. If you want to pull down an RSS feed from a blog, displaying only the title and publication date try: Invoke-RestMethod "" | Select title, pubdate It’s that simple. No looping, no checking end …
    June 12, 2013 - O'Reilly Media
  • Merion’s slick greens and sticky rough will make U.S. Open tougher than you think
    Don’t worry about this being the Stick-It-With-A-Wedge Open, says SI’s Michael Bamberger. Merion’s super-slick greens -- like Augusta used to have -- and sticky rough will give us an Open worthy of this historic course.
    June 10, 2013 - Golf Magazine

  • Orrin Hatch in Boston Globe
    This shouldn't be called a health care bill of rights, but a bill of goods that the American people aren't buying,said Senator Orrin G. Hatch, Republican of Utah. "There isn't enough slick advertising, politically crafted events, or artful...
  • Denny Hamlin in Richmond Times Dispatch
    There's 42 other drivers that agree we should not be racing on that track,Hamlin said after canoeing back to the garage area. "I hit a slick spot. You can see it on TV."
  • David Akers in USA Today
    Kicking balls are very, very slick,Akers said. "That might be something that needs to be addressed. A lot of people take the snap, hold and kick for granted. It just shows you how technical that is."

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