A mist overhung the field and the hillsides were slippery with mud.
In the quarrels of the priesthood under the Empire it was St Bernard, the great abbot of Clairvaux, who tried to arrest the papacy on the slippery downward path of theocracy; finally, it was in Sugers church of St Denis that French art began that struggle between light against darkness which, culminating in Notre-Dame and the SainteChapelle, was to teach the architects of the world the delight of building with airiness of effect.
Such teeth are adapted only for catching slippery living prey, like fish.
Clothes, saddles, reins, were all wet, slippery, and sodden, like the ground and the fallen leaves that strewed the road.
He hurried the Jeep as fast as he dared on the gravel-slippery road where even a crawl seemed excessive.