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slipped

verb
past tense of slip

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1 to decline gradually from a standard level
  • the store's quality of service began to slip after the new owners took over

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2 to go down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
  • be careful not to slip on the spilled oil

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3 to introduce in a gradual, secret, or clever way
  • casually slipped it into the conversation

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4 to move about in a sly or secret manner
  • slipped behind the cover of the trees

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5 to move or proceed smoothly and readily
  • jumped into the car and slipped behind the wheel

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6 to cast (a natural bodily covering or appendage) aside
  • periodically crabs slip their shells and grow new ones

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slip (on or into)

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“Slipped.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slipped. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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