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slippery

adjective

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2 hard to find, capture, or isolate
  • a slippery concept that we had trouble understanding

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3 having or being a surface so smooth as to greatly reduce traction
  • had trouble keeping upright on the slippery ice

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The first known use of slippery was circa 1500

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“Slippery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slippery. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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