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so smooth and glassy as to offer insecure hold or footing

characterized by or exhibiting evasion

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causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide

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not to be trusted

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At 35, Frankie is in his 20th season as a jockey and so far the Derby has proved slipperier than a box of frogs.
And I know that my words that night didn't turn Victor into what he became, I know that it doesn't work like that, that cause and effect in real life is a much slipperier thing than we sometimes make it out to be.
While Gibson is often characterized as a Canadian author, and all of his work has been published while living in Canada, this nationalist identification is perhaps slipperier for Gibson than most: most of his works centre on the U.
I lowered myself over the lip of that cliff--a slippery kiss, a slipperier proposition--and I positioned my buttocks on that ledge.
The relationship between unemployment rates and job growth, never a perfect one, has gotten a whole lot slipperier over the last five years.
As her play intelligently acknowledges, the reality behind those TV-commercial images of happy multiracial America is slipperier than that.
Few media are slipperier and none are cleaner, more abundant, and less cumbersome.
Whether the readings truly root themselves in the tones of the poems and whether the pieces can legitimately be reordered and even redated, however, provide slipperier considerations.
Therefore, ice is about 10 times slipperier than asphalt.