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slithery

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having or being a surface so smooth as to greatly reduce traction
  • low tide exposes a stretch of beach strewn with seaweed and slithery rocks

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The first known use of slithery was circa 1825

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“Slithery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slithery. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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