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That ability to vector torque towards traction should endow the Hummer EV with an unprecedented ability to keep moving forward through even the gnarliest of slippery conditions.

Charlotte opted to design a new, more slippery coating for a ship’s hull so that fewer creatures would be able to hitch a ride.

People opposed to Measure E say nixing the height limit in Midway is the beginning of a slippery slope and could inspire other coastal neighborhoods to do the same.

Opponents think the measure is a slippery slope to removing the height limit in other places.

The fact that then-Justice Antonin Scalia died 269 days before that year’s presidential election, while Ginsberg passed away 46 days before this one, is just butter on the greased pole of slippery words.

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Historically, conservatives treated the minimum wage as an affront to free labor and a step on a slippery slope towards statism.

Swiss leaders also dispel the “slippery slope” idea by repeatedly rejecting substantial minimum wage increases.

Hers is a particular brand of essay: writing at its most crystal clear, subject matter at its most slippery and interesting.

The slippery slope argument is a way of keeping the hands-off-the-Internet-entirely philosophy going.

Which is why his efforts to justify his rabid consumption of football wind up feeling so slippery and convoluted.

He will find that “Ice” is a concrete word, and “Slippery” indicates a quality of “Ice” and of other things.

He must write down the first two words, “Ice” and “Slippery,” the latter word under the former.

As Isabel walked carefully down the slippery stair she veiled her eyes to hide the wonder in them.

If these gentlemen had thought to avoid slippery ground, they should have elected to appoint the meeting elsewhere.

The floors and steps are wet and slippery with brine and with the blood of herrings dripping down from one floor to another.

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On this page you'll find 115 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slippery, such as: glistening, greasy, icy, perilous, polished, and silky.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.