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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.
A FIRST LOOK AT THE 2022 GMC HUMMER EV (IT'S AWESOME)WES SILEROCTOBER 21, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
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.
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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.
THE CLIMATE PROBLEM FACING COASTAL BUILDING HEIGHT LIMITSMACKENZIE ELMEROCTOBER 20, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Opponents think the measure is a slippery slope to removing the height limit in other places.
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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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From there, it’s a slippery slope for those CEOs struggling to balance short-term commercial gains and the longer-term stability of their business model.
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The lining of the blood vessels, the vascular endothelium, becomes more slippery and becomes more prone to relax versus constrict, which makes your blood pressure lower.
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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
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLIPPERY

  • adipose
  • buttery
  • butyraceous
  • creamy
  • lardy
  • lubricant
  • lubricative
  • lubricous
  • lustrous
  • oil-soaked
  • oiled
  • oleaginous
  • polished
  • rich
  • saponaceous
  • sleek
  • slippery
  • smeary
  • smooth
  • soapy
  • soothing
  • swimming
  • unctuous
  • waxy
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