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Webster's Dictionary

Slippery

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(1):

(a.) Not easily held; liable or apt to slip away.

(2):

(a.) Having the quality opposite to adhesiveness; allowing or causing anything to slip or move smoothly, rapidly, and easily upon the surface; smooth; glib; as, oily substances render things slippery.

(3):

(a.) Wanton; unchaste; loose in morals.

(4):

(a.) Uncertain in effect.

(5):

(a.) Liable to slip; not standing firm.

(6):

(a.) Not affording firm ground for confidence; as, a slippery promise.

(7):

(a.) Unstable; changeable; mutable; uncertain; inconstant; fickle.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Slippery'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/s/slippery.html. 1828.

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