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  • n  an elevated geological formation
    he climbed the steep slope
  • n  the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal
  • v  be at an angle
    The terrain sloped down

  • Developer David Santini, 39, a wealthy soil engineer, claims that his plastic slope is the "best artificial track in the world.
  • To warnings of a slippery slope, Gunther tilts the logic the other way: "The argument that a beneficial treatment should not be used because it might be misused is itself a .
  • That was on the down slope of the Appalachians, but still.
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  • Charles Grassley in WebCPA
    However, ranking member Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, warned, "This bill is already moving on a slippery slope toward more and more government control of health care."
  • Jim Delany in Duluth News Tribune
    There's a strong sense in that room of the slippery slope view that there's never been a collegiate or professional playoff that's stopped at four teams,Delany said.
  • Phil Jackson in Daily Press
    I remember him more than anything standing on some ski slope with snow falling around him and covering some downhill ski event somewhere in the world, whether it was the Olympics or not,Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson said from the NBA...

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