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synonyms for sleekly

  • evenly
  • fluently
  • placidly
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How to use sleekly in a sentence

Certainly, we poets—coming thither famished, and going thence full fed and sleekly satisfied—had cause that day to bless its name.
THE CHRISTMAS KALENDS OF PROVENCETHOMAS A. JANVIER
We were gliding sleekly through the water, but Demetrios was slowly sliding away from us.
TALES OF THE FISH PATROLJACK LONDON
He was wearing a bright blue tie and a cornflower in his buttonhole, and his sandy hair was sleekly brushed.
HIS FAMILYERNEST POOLE
His long black hair, growing rank from a muddy skin, was sleekly put behind his ears.
ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOL. 12, AUGUST, 1863, NO. 70VARIOUS
If a drowned rat looks sleekly wretched, Jacko looked ten times worse when taken out of the water.
A YACHT VOYAGE TO NORWAY, DENMARK, AND SWEDENW. A. ROSS
Their grotesque heads, bobbing and weaving on lengthy necks, their bodies, were sleekly scaled.
KEY OUT OF TIMEANDRE ALICE NORTON
His dark hair was carefully parted in the middle and brushed down sleekly.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, AUGUST, 1931VARIOUS
His dark hair which had hung in an untidy lock was brushed back as smoothly and as sleekly as Gordon Richardson's.
CONTRARY MARYTEMPLE BAILEY
At thirty he was a handsome, well-groomed, rather bored personage, with sleekly-brushed blond hair and a short mustache.
THE PURPLE HEIGHTSMARIE CONWAY OEMLER
His eyeglasses jigged on his nose, a lock of his sleekly brushed hair fell upon his forehead.
THE PURPLE HEIGHTSMARIE CONWAY OEMLER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLEEKLY

  • evenly
  • fluently
  • placidly
  • sleekly
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.