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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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He untied the skiff at the stern, slipped into it, and was soon rowing cautiously up- stream.
He slipped the oilskin case back into the exact position in which he had found it, and watched his companion for several minutes in silence.
The front part of the house seemed dark and deserted, so Anne slipped round to the side door, which opened from the veranda into a little sitting room.
Without a word Philip slipped off his uncle's knee, but Mr.
It occurred to me there was no time to lose, and dodging the boom as it once more lurched across the deck, I slipped aft and down the companion stairs into the cabin.
'Something in this sort of style,' he replied, and at the same moment to my horror he slipped sideways off the rocks and, as I then thought, by good fortune merely, alighted among the spreading branches of a species of palm tree, that shooting its hardy roots along a ledge below, curved its trunk upwards into the air, and presented a thick mass of foliage about twenty feet below the spot where we had thus suddenly been brought to a standstill.
Wolf Larsen rove a bowline in a piece of rope and slipped it under his shoulders.
But his left hand slowly opened the table-drawer, and softly slipped into it.
"Well, I got my boots on, and we went down and slipped in and laid the paper of sugar on the berth, and sat down soft and sheepish and went to listening to Bud Dixon snore.