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noun as in pad

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And the more she is forced to recount, the more her grasp of reality slips, or heightens, depending on your point of view.

Normally, when the price of a product climbs, the demand slips.

He frequently slips into Neapolitan dialect so thick that is incomprehensible.

Everything changes when Rick slips into a coma after being shot while pursuing a criminal.

As an Ebola patient slips from bad to worse to dire, he can expel as many as two and a half gallons of effluvia a day.

First, the introduction of pistons, inserted between the key-slips, which replaced the clumsy composition pedals then in vogue.

He could not understand it; and the incident, with the slips of paper, was bringing his brother all too palpably before him.

The thick juice is placed in wide wooden vessels, and dried in the sun; it is then cut into slips three inches long and packed up.

A tiny mass of snow slips down from the top of some lofty mountain; that tiny mass is my original shilling.

A pink light rises to the zenith, and the mist shifts and slips away in layers, pink and gold and white.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slips, such as: notebook, notepad, paper, block, jotter, and memorandum.

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