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Put it in a wide mug or shallow bowl with an inch or two of water, leaf-side up, and check it often to make sure the outside isn’t getting slimy.
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Kelp has a particularly short harvesting window, and once “landed,” it has to be kept cold or it will turn slimy.
CAN KELP BE TRENDY? FARMERS ARE BETTING ON IT.KLINDSEYJULY 16, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Gleeson is an international treasure, and he tried his best, but Showtime’s The Comey Rule was a snooze, and his portrayal of 45 didn’t exactly break the slimy, mouth-breathing mold.
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Blythe worries she’s inherited damaged DNA when it comes to mothering, especially when she gives birth to Violet and feels strangely unmoved by this “warm, screaming loaf of bread” with “slimy and dark” eyes who’s placed on her chest to nurse.
WHY IS ‘THE PUSH’ SO POPULAR? PERHAPS BECAUSE IT PLAYS INTO A MOTHER’S WORST FEARS.MAUREEN CORRIGANJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Mucus is recognized from its characteristic slimy appearance when the fluid is poured from one vessel into another.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
They will soon take me out—they will lean me against a wall—a slimy wall like this, perhaps.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
He dreamt of a serpent coiling around his throat, and when he strove to grasp it the slimy thing glided away from his clutch.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
These may be seen in groups of six or eight, sunning themselves on the slimy banks of the river or on the numerous sandbanks.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
A blow from some dark slimy object along whose side he glided, and then on once more.
THE BAG OF DIAMONDSGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
As Clifford stood frozen with horror, the slimy monster rose from out the cask, still sounding its angry alarm.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLIMY

  • anointed
  • creamy
  • daubed
  • fatty
  • lubricious
  • oleaginous
  • pomaded
  • salved
  • slick
  • slimy
  • slithery
  • smeared
  • unctuous
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