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of, relating to, or covered with slime

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covered with or resembling slime

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morally reprehensible

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No other company was in the house than the landlord, his wife, and a grizzled male creature, the "Jack" of the little causeway, who was as slimy and smeary as if he had been low-water mark too.
The cool ocean refreshed him almost as much as would a draft of water, so that it was with renewed vigor that he brought the smaller boat alongside the derelict, and, after many herculean efforts, succeeded in dragging it onto the slimy ship's bottom.
Down the Strand the lamps were but misty splotches of diffused light which threw a feeble circular glimmer upon the slimy pavement.
The stony branches or plates, when taken fresh from the water, have a harsh feel and are not slimy, although possessing a strong and disagreeable smell.
The slimy disgusting Holuthuriae (allied to our star-fish), which the Chinese gourmands are so fond of, also feed largely, as I am informed by Dr.
For a moment he could not realize the good fortune that had befallen him--all that he could see was the figure of a silent, struggling white man disappearing beneath the surface of the river to unthinkable death in the slimy mud of the bottom.
Again and again she could have sworn that she felt some huge, slimy body sweep beneath her in the mysterious waters of this unknown river.
The exact reason they avoid copper is not known, but it's thought the copper reacts with their slimy coating to produce an unpleasant neural signal, similar to a mild electric shock.
STAY HOT ON THE TRAIL OF SLUGS AND SNAILS USING THESE SIMPLE, CLEVER TRICKS BEFORE SUMMER'S SLIMY ARMY TAKES OUT YOUR PRECIOUS PLANTS YOU may have noticed we had a mild winter and warm, damp spring.
If you want to avoid the slimy feeling, you can omit the flax.
Officers are only provided with the odd "bar of slimy soap" in toilets and bins at police offices are overflowing, the Scottish Police Federation said.
THERE was a slimy surprise for one woman when she bit into her supermarket fruit.
Slimy Sculpin (Cottus cognatus) is a native benthic fish of the Laurentian Great Lakes that often numerically dominates the benthic ecosystem of coldwater streams and is very important in predator-prey interactions (Fratt et at, 1997; Madenjian et al.
70 each) holds a number of titles, but Slimy Spawn and Other Gruesome Life Cycles by Barbara Taylor (9780778714026) and Smelly Farts and Other Body Horrors by Anna Claybourne (9780778714040) will compel kids to pick up books by title and subject one.
The slimy coating keeps their bodies from drying out, says Christopher Viney.