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slip

(slip)
1. To move out of a customary place; to dislocate (e.g., an intervertebral disk).
2. To slide into or on top of.
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A lot of these old Western performers are slipping away into history,'' Jones said.
The season was slipping away with league play fast approaching.
Investigators said he visited his girlfriend after slipping away from the jail Friday just hours after a Van Nuys Superior Court jury convicted him of attempted murder.
Back in the dog days of the mayoral campaign, when Jimmy Hahn's lead over Antonio Villaraigosa in the polls was slipping away faster than a Jennifer Lopez dress, I made an off-handed suggestion to one of Hahn's top aides.
On a cool August night in a season that is slipping away, Brown had everyone on their feet believing when he retired the first 18 batters he faced in a 5-1 victory over the Montreal Expos.
With the game slipping away, Douglas made his debut at 4:15 of the third, threw away his first Clippers pass, then recorded his first Clippers dime on a pass to James ``Hollywood'' Robinson.
Maybe we got a little complacent; I could feel it slipping away.
Palmdale coach Roy Johnston, like Dziuban a rookie coach, could see a potential title slipping away.
Every shot hurt, and she knew the best opportunity of her seven-year career was slipping away.
I knew with Dominique (Moceanu) falling on both vaults, that the gold was slipping away,'' Strug said later.