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s likt

  • v  make slick or smooth
  • v  give a smooth and glossy appearance
  • s  (of hair) made smooth by applying a sticky or glossy substance

  • What remains of his white hair is slicked back in strands and though his breath labors painfully at times, he can still sit upright and at full attention for hours when discussing .
  • On July 17, the pilot of TAM Airlines Flight JJ3054, tried to land at Congonhas, but realizing he wouldn't be able to stop in time on the rain-slicked tarmac, tried to take off .
  • A few weeks ago, the oil-slicked river burst into flames and burned with such intensity that two railroad bridges spanning it were nearly destroyed.
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  • Daryl Hannah in
    She tells Britain's You magazine, "There are so many people in LA who have had cosmetic surgery and they all look like Muppets. There was a picture taken a while ago of me emerging from the ocean, with my hair slicked back and no make-up on. I...
  • John Hersey in The Canberra Times
    In the classroom boys and girls are confronted with books that have insipid illustrations depicting the slicked-up lives of other children [and] feature abnormally courteous, unnaturally clean boys and girls,Hersey wrote. "In bookstores,...
  • Harry Reid in Politicker
    If we continue to follow this slippery, oil-slicked, downward-winding path, our citizens will shiver in darkness as our resources hemorrhage to Third World thugs whose only virtue is their control of petroleum-based energy,Reid said.

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