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(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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I love rain: The icy-needles-in-your-face chill of it; theoh-my-Volkswagen-is-sliding-under-the-belly-of-a-toxic-waste-hauling-tanker-truck slipperiness of it; that refreshing quality that b cock-and-Red-Bull vitamin drink.
Here again, the slipperiness of application is to the fore, the fact that Stoicism offers obvious support to court and church, but then "delivers its hidden sting in the name of rebels and iconoclasts" (111).
The slipperiness of the unconscious feeds into a popular conviction: "I know exactly what I'm doing, and I meant to do it all along.
The style of the book, its logical jumps, seems to be trying to catch by mimesis what Taussig perceives as the slipperiness of both mimesis and alterity.
1: Combating slipperiness and clearing of voivodship roads no.
Mr Hammond's slipperiness in concealing the location of the axed bases until forced to surrender the names, was unworthy of one of the great offices of state.
introduce the volume with an overview of post-Franco fiction and of the constants in Cubas' writing, such as personal and national identity, the nature of history and memory, and the slipperiness of language.
Biodiesel improves the slipperiness, or lubricity, of diesel fuel.
Subjected to censorship yet concerned with subverting assigned propaganda, preachers used irony and rhetorical slipperiness such as paradox.
Even the major themes seem richer and more complex, like the furious ambivalence of Bogart's relations with Jack Warner, and the slipperiness of the slope down which Bogart slid from patriotic indignation over the congressional Hollywood red hunt to resigned surrender to the prevailing hysteria of the times.
Winter maintenance services for winter roads: 2017/2018, 2018/2019, 2019/2020, Ie combating slipperiness and snow removal in the following tasks: Zad.
The public will draw its own conclusion from Mr Cameron's slipperiness.