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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of being a uncertain, unstable, shifty, or tricky.

Usage examples (36)
  • The slipperiness was a disadvantage on the ground, since the aircraft leaked fuel when not flying, but at least JP-7 was not a fire hazard.
  • I don't think that "slipperiness" adequately characterizes what we're dealing with here.
  • The advantage of true 100% synthetics isn't measured in lubrication qualities like "slipperiness", but more in longevity and "usability".
  • 'slipperiness' or looseness that will make getting out a challenge. for more
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