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  • n  verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way
  • n  a kind of fluent easy superficiality
  • n  a slippery smoothness
    he could feel the slickness of the tiller

  • The band has a refreshing scruffiness but except for Joe gets too little screen time to leaven the formula slickness.
  • His slickness is such a given that in a column defending the President, Michael Kinsley quite casually, indeed parenthetically, concedes that Clinton all but lied about Gennifer .
  • For all his slickness and charisma, Bennett, at 43, feels tired and old.

  • Bernard Hopkins in
    I was a fan of yours before the fight and I am a fan of yours now,Hopkins told Pavlik in the corner. "You just need to get a little more slickness. You need to bend your knees more like your coach was telling you. Middleweight is your...
  • Holly Hunter in Washington Post
    The filmmaker is "unafraid of intimacy with violence and sex," says Holly Hunter, who played one of the characters in "Crash." "He takes you on the inside track of it, which is nothing to do with slickness or glamour, and it can actually be...
  • Kyle Busch in USA Today
    I guess if you put the February slickness at a three, this might be like a seven or maybe an eight,Busch said. "It's not terrible. It's bad but it's not terrible. Some guys will tell you worse, but I believe our cars are really good...

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