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Duel Your Dual Nature With This Quiz On Geminis

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He will find that “Ice” is a concrete word, and “Slippery” indicates a quality of “Ice” and of other things.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
He must write down the first two words, “Ice” and “Slippery,” the latter word under the former.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
As Isabel walked carefully down the slippery stair she veiled her eyes to hide the wonder in them.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
They had searched Mortlake House for Alice, and that vain quest had not wasted more than half-an-hour.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
On the first day's journey toward Chang-an-sa the party made good progress.
Passing through the gate, our friends found themselves at once in the midst of the Chang-an-sa monastery buildings.
If these gentlemen had thought to avoid slippery ground, they should have elected to appoint the meeting elsewhere.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
It was the merest baby—half-an-ounce, perhaps—and it fell from the hook into the herbage some yards from the stream.
They got all kinds of tony things–tomatoes and cucumbers and as-paragrass, and them little toadstool things.
The floors and steps are wet and slippery with brine and with the blood of herrings dripping down from one floor to another.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND

WORDS RELATED TO SLIPPERY AS AN EEL

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