Antonyms for slicking

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No, that's slicking it up and making it sound romantic and pretty.

They were slicking up for the once a fortnight twenty-four-hour party.

His second embellishment was combing and slicking back his hair.

They were slicking up the grounds for the days inspectionsomeone always came by and looked in on pleasant mornings.

While we were slicking up the dishes I got to chuckling and Jim began to blush and look foolish.

So for two days the whole bunch has been slicking things up, including themselves.

Everywhere we went Mrs. Pillig followed with dust pan and broom, slicking up behind us.

Lize came in half an hour later, pathetic in her attempt at “slicking up.”

After slicking well out they are hand-stuffed on the grain with dubbin and water, or merely oiled, and hung up to samm.