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See definition of slipperiness on Dictionary.com
  • as indanger
  • as inimperilment

synonyms for slipperiness

  • crisis
  • emergency
  • exposure
  • insecurity
  • instability
  • jeopardy
  • menace
  • peril
  • pitfall
  • possibility
  • probability
  • risk
  • threat
  • uncertainty
  • vulnerability
  • clouds
  • dynamite
  • endangerment
  • exigency
  • precariousness
  • precipice
  • storm
  • venture
  • double trouble
  • hot potato
  • risky business
  • thin ice

antonyms for slipperiness

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • certainty
  • peace
  • safety
  • security
  • sureness
  • unlikelihood
  • care
  • carefulness
  • guard
  • preservation
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    How to use slipperiness in a sentence

    As for the slipperiness of the ground, my opponent will run no greater risks than I. I am not the only impatient one.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    Zen I try to grab thees boy, but he is of a so great slipperiness as an eel!
    MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. XXXI, SEPTEMBER 1908, NO. 5VARIOUS
    And this, in spite of the many things he had to dodge, and the greasy slipperiness of the unfamiliar roadway.
    LAD: A DOGALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE
    This curious result shows that there is something abnormal about the slipperiness of ice.
    THE BIRTH-TIME OF THE WORLD AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC ESSAYSJ. (JOHN) JOLY
    But this time Thor caught him by his tail, and held it fast in spite of its slipperiness.
    TOLD BY THE NORTHMEN:E. M. [ETHEL MARY] WILMOT-BUXTON
    They laughed together over the fact that the stove did not draw, over the slipperiness of fish in the pan.
    MAIN STREETSINCLAIR LEWIS
    His mouth slid with an exquisite slipperiness over the long, polished bands of her black hair; and he thought that he loved her.
    THE TREE OF HEAVENMAY SINCLAIR
    Sore trouble had I to keep close quarters, from the slipperiness of the stone beneath me with the water sliding over it.
    LORNA DOONER. D. BLACKMORE
    But he did not take account of the slipperiness of the frosty, dead grass.
    BUFF: A COLLIE AND OTHER DOG-STORIESALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE
    Their slipperiness is exhausted in the preliminary negotiations.
    THE SIBERIAN OVERLAND ROUTE FROM PEKING TO PETERSBURG,ALEXANDER MICHIE
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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    capacitor

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