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  • as indomino effect
  • as inprimrose path
  • as inripple effect

synonyms for slippery slope

  • causal sequence
  • cause and effect
  • chain of events
  • contagion effect
  • domino theory
  • knock-on
  • knock-on effect
  • ripple effect
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How to use slippery slope in a sentence

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
I turned away from the bank and raced up a long slope to a saw-backed ridge that promised largely of unobstructed view.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It lit up every ridge and hollow for two or three seconds, and showed me four riders tearing up the slope at a high run.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
We followed the upland past the end of the Stone till we found a slope that didn't require wings for descent.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
As we stepped from behind the rock three riders came into sight on the opposite slope of Lost River.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The lone pine on the stone cap of Gander Knob waved its farewell, and we clattered down the long slope into the great world.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Tim had faced about and was looking over the valley as we climbed the long slope of the ridge.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
It is on the slope facing west, and the sun floods it from nine until four.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLIPPERY SLOPE

  • causal sequence
  • cause and effect
  • chain of events
  • contagion effect
  • domino theory
  • knock-on
  • knock-on effect
  • ripple effect
  • slippery slope
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.