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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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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--"
One by one his callous and slipshod reforms, from banning books for prisoners to criminal court charges, have been ditched.
Ireland's strongest available line-up showed the slipshod Azzurri no mercy, Joe Schmidt's men desperate for a first win in five matches.
Sometimes you have to admit when you've boobed, Ian MacKenzie, chief executive of Hardy Oil and Gas, points out that August's PE ran a letter about, er, fracking safely, which was illustrated by an image in which the safety protection for the workers doing the fracking was slipshod.
Read also re-upholstered furniture, such as armchairs and sofas but, on the occasions he did the work, it was slipshod.
The meningitis outbreak that was traced to the former New England Compounding Center in Framingham was the result of serious deficiencies at the pharmacy itself, combined with slipshod state procedures in conducting inspections and failure to follow up on complaints.
An article in the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists declared, 'this diagram does nothing more than indicate either slipshod analysis or an amateurish hoax.
Freshman feature helmer Nick Ryan, meanwhile, has some difficulty conquering the subject in "The Summit," a heartfelt, handsomely mounted but structurally slipshod doe about an ill-fated 2008 climbing mission that saw 11 out of 25 mountaineers perish under mysterious circumstances.
Last year's runners-up ran in 10 tries against a disappointing Halifax side, who never recovered from a slipshod first half after which they trailed 22-0.
Such has been his slipshod form, it seems almost unthinkable that the Paul Cole-trained fiveyear-old finished sixth in the 2000 Guineas two years ago.