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slipping

adjective

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slipping

verb
present participle of slip

Synonyms & Antonyms of slipping (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Slipping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slipping. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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