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slimy

(slī′mē)
adj. slim·ier, slim·iest
a. Consisting of or resembling slime; viscous: slimy ooze.
b. Covered with or exuding slime: a slimy snail.

slim′i·ly adv.
slim′i·ness n.

slimy

(slī′mē) [AS. slim, smooth]
Resembling slime or a viscid substance; regarding a growth, the ability to adhere to a needle so it can be drawn out as a long thread.
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