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Synonyms for sliminess

a property resembling or being covered with slime

the quality of being disgusting to the senses or emotions

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1), the presence of the cysts was associated with congestion on gills with excessive sliminess.
The orchestra, set up in a roomy, open pit, played with a focused sound that captured the raging spirit of Otello as well as the serpentine sliminess of Iago.
perceived empathy to other members of the species, attention to one's young, curiosity, cuteness, sliminess, cleanliness, cruel nature) may also be imposed on particular animals, making them more likely to be used as a point of comparison in specific situations (Blatt, 1970, p.
The usage of the control and regulation equipments which can be distance managed, with high performances in different working conditions, such as: high or low temperatures, sliminess, different pressures, or different actioning periods is an evident necessity as a result of the usage, on a large scale, of the automatization for different industrial processes or of a centralised conduction.
89, a "clean elections" initiative supported by a TV ad that decries the sliminess of political TV ads.
The upper Wye suffers from a dearth of invertebrates and the stones in the river lack sliminess.
The black snake is a striking visual figure in itself, and provides the sense of sliminess and slow gliding that Crabbe presents more directly, but in its very vividness it distracts attention from its proper object: Piter watching the slow-moving tide that is associable with the death of two of his apprentices.
The OASS of raw pork slightly declined with the development of sliminess and off-odors during product storage.
Alan Rickman played Reverend Slope with all the sliminess of a vat of jellied eels writhing in a page three girl's yearly supply of baby oil.
In addition, they can impart undesirable mouthfeel attributes, such as sliminess.
In the climactic scene in the public garden of Bouville (a town whose very name calls to mind the sliminess of mud), Roquentin suddenly intuits the undifferentiated, powerless, and contingent character of nature and objects, their "gratuite parfaite" (La Nausee 187).
They look good, fresh and well balanced and keep their texture excellently (there is none of that sliminess that tinned vegetables can sometimes have).
Some of her close readings, it must be said, are contentious, though they tend to be presented as uncontroversial, as when Gregor Samsa's sliminess is interpreted as ejaculate, his new feelers are related to his lost penis, and Georg Bendemann's friend in Russia is assumed to be homosexual or 'feminized' (does it matter which?