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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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The ways were foul and narrow; the shops and houses wretched; the people half-naked, drunken, slipshod, ugly.
At intervals were heard the tread of slipshod feet, and the chilly cry of the poor sweep as he crept, shivering, to his early toil; the heavy footfall of the official watcher of the night, pacing slowly up and down and cursing the tardy hours that still intervened between him and sleep; the rambling of ponderous carts and waggons; the roll of the lighter vehicles which carried buyers and sellers to the different markets; the sound of ineffectual knocking at the doors of heavy sleepers--all these noises fell upon the ear from time to time, but all seemed muffled by the fog, and to be rendered almost as indistinct to the ear as was every object to the sight.
When driven with his mates to the new owners' camp, Buck saw a slipshod and slovenly affair, tent half stretched, dishes unwashed, everything in disorder; also, he saw a woman.
And then his shoes were so slipshod, I let him have a pair of yours, the old ones with the narrow caps--"
Everything was slipshod. House and barn and outbuildings were fast falling into ruin.
Indian attempts to isolate Pakistan from the global community were so slipshod that they became a laughing stock for the entire world, to the point that Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj had to retract her government's ludicrous claim of killing more than 300 terrorists in what Delhi calls a surgical strike inside Pakistan.
The Indian antics were so slipshod that they became a laughing stock for the world.
'The accountability court passed the impugned judgment in slipshod and a cursory manner without adverting to evidence available on record,' reads the petition.
It coasts along with a terrific cast of legends Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen and Mary Steenburgen; they bring the slipshod script to more vibrant life than it deserves.
It said that the order has been passed in a slipshod and hasty manner and the trial court had not applied its judicial mind while passing the impugned order.
'This slipshod and hasty decision not only lacks reasons but is contrary to the established principle of natural justice.
One by one his callous and slipshod reforms, from banning books for prisoners to criminal court charges, have been ditched.