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Of or like glass, in particular smooth and (somewhat) reflective.
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  1. Of or like glass, in particular smooth and (somewhat) reflective.
  2. Dull, expressionless
  3. (Surfing, of water, not comparable) Lacking any chop; smooth and mostly flat.
Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
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  1. Free from hair, whiskers, or stubble:
  2. Having a fine texture:
  3. Easy-going; serene:
  1. Refined, elegant.
  2. Having a naturally smooth and shiny surface
  3. Naturally shiny and smooth.
(Figuratively) Excessively friendly or polite so as to sound insincere.
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  1. (Figuratively) Excessively friendly or polite so as to sound insincere.
  2. Of, like, consisting of, or containing oil
  3. Too smooth; slippery; unctuous
Slippery; oily
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  1. Slippery; oily
  2. (Informal) Having or showing skill in composition or technique but little depth or literary significance
  3. Sleek; glossy; smooth
Full of, covered with, or made of wax
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  1. Full of, covered with, or made of wax
  2. Like wax in nature or appearance
  3. Resembling wax in appearance or texture, as in being pale, pliable, or smooth and lustrous.
Sexually stimulating; salacious:
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  1. Sexually stimulating; salacious:
  2. Having a slippery or smooth quality:
  3. Full of or displaying sexual desire:
Abundant in organic materials; soft and rich:
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  1. Abundant in organic materials; soft and rich:
  2. Like oil, soap, or grease to the touch
  3. Characterized by a false show of deep or sincere feeling, as in trying to persuade; too smooth or overly polite in speech, manners, etc.
(Slang) Suave; unctuous; oily
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  1. (Slang) Suave; unctuous; oily
  2. (Slang) Unctuous; oily:
  3. Covered in soap
Coated or soiled with grease.
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  1. Coated or soiled with grease.
  2. Like grease; oily, unctuous, slippery, etc.
  3. Containing grease, especially too much grease:
Of or like slime
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  1. Of or like slime
  2. Covered with or exuding slime:
  3. Covered with or full of slime
Characterized by coldness, as of manner, influence, etc.; chilling; frigid; cold.
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  1. Characterized by coldness, as of manner, influence, etc.; chilling; frigid; cold.
  2. Covered with ice, wholly or partially.
  3. Having much ice; full of or covered with ice
Well-known or distinguished; illustrious:
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  1. Well-known or distinguished; illustrious:
  2. As if shining with a brilliant light; radiant.
  3. Having a sheen or glow; gleaming:
Resembling silk; smooth or lustrous.
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  1. Resembling silk; smooth or lustrous.
  2. Covered with or characterized by fine soft hairs or feathers:
  3. Soft or smooth
Having no hairs or pubescence; smooth:
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  1. Having no hairs or pubescence; smooth:
  2. (Biol.) Without hair, down, or fuzz; bald
In good health and having smooth or glossy hair, fur, or skin:
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  1. In good health and having smooth or glossy hair, fur, or skin:
  2. Smooth and shiny; glossy, as a highly polished surface, well-kept hair or fur, etc.
  3. Having a smooth, elegant contour
Covered or soaked with a liquid, such as water:
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  1. Covered or soaked with a liquid, such as water:
  2. Involving the performance of experiments rather than the design or analysis of them:
  3. Not yet dry or firm:
Inadequately guarded or protected; unsafe:
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  1. Inadequately guarded or protected; unsafe:
  2. Lacking self-confidence; plagued by anxiety:
  3. Not comfortable or confident in oneself or in certain situations.
Unsteady; fitful:
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  1. Unsteady; fitful:
  2. Not known for certain; questionable.
  3. Subject to change; variable:
  1. Not reliable.
  2. Marked by or exhibiting a lack of reliability.
Requiring caution or skill:
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  1. Requiring caution or skill:
  2. Hard to deal with, complicated
  3. Like a trick in deceptiveness or intricacy
Able to accomplish what is needed; resourceful.
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  1. Able to accomplish what is needed; resourceful.
  2. (Now Rare) Full of shifts or expedients; resourceful
  3. Distinguished by frequent changes in direction:
Slippery
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  1. Slippery
  2. Like or characterized by a slither
(Dialect, dated) Spry, nimble.
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  1. (Dialect, dated) Spry, nimble.
  2. (Brit., Informal) Alert; sharp; quick
  3. (Slightly informal) Slippery.
Likely to skid.
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  1. Likely to skid.
  2. Having a slippery surface on which vehicles are liable to skid
  3. Liable to skid or cause skidding:
(Simile, colloquial) So slippery that it is almost impossible to hold with one's hands
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  1. (Simile, colloquial) So slippery that it is almost impossible to hold with one's hands
  2. (Idiomatic, simile, colloquial) (of a person) So crafty, or cunning that they cannot be caught by the police, although it is known that they are acting illegally.
Having a slippery or smooth quality:
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  1. Having a slippery or smooth quality:
  2. Sexually stimulating; salacious:
  3. Full of or displaying sexual desire:
Smooth, glossy, and slippery:
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  1. Smooth, glossy, and slippery:
  2. Superficially attractive or plausible but lacking depth or soundness:
  3. Sleek; glossy; smooth
Slippery
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  1. Slippery
  2. That slithers; that moves like a snake.
Tending to elude capture, perception, comprehension, or memory:
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  1. Tending to elude capture, perception, comprehension, or memory:
  2. Hard to grasp or retain mentally; baffling
  3. Difficult to define or describe:
Intentionally vague or ambiguous; equivocal:
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  1. Intentionally vague or ambiguous; equivocal:
  2. Tending or seeking to evade; not straightforward; tricky; equivocal
  3. Hard to catch, grasp, etc.; elusive
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