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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A slippery smoothness; A kind of fluent easy superficiality; Verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way.

Usage examples (36)
  • He could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • (The "slickness" thing that Obama gives off to some is also what bothers some on the left about him?)
  • He polishes rough edges (the source of much of his reputed "slickness"); great oratory thrives on them.
  • I have not observed this 'slickness' during his speeches, interviews or within the writings of his book. for more
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