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  • It was a hideous thing—black and flabby and slimy-looking, with a flaccid belly, a batlike face, and long, spindly limbs.

    Songs of Love & Death

  • This would have been honed and polished by that slimy-looking creep of a deputy head.

    Teacher Sacked for Saying "Most Suicide Bombers are Muslims"

  • Sighing, Reivan took the fork and skewered one of the slimy-looking fish.

    The Last of the Wilds

  • First a thing with the head of a frog, a long, pronged, snakelike tail and slimy-looking leathery wings darted across their path, spraying a noxious liquid that dripped down the web of the net.

    This Scepter'd Isle

  • All but the commodore and one rather slimy-looking individual in plain black coveralls left.

    The Wizard Of Karres

  • They looked like deformed, shell-less lobsters, horribly pale and slimy-looking, with legs sticking out in very odd places and no visible heads.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • There was a hand protruding from the cloak and it was glistening, grayish, slimy-looking, and scabbed, like something dead that had decayed in water ...

    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

  • All she could see was the faint outline of dead, barren trees in all directions, dripping with slimy-looking ivy and covered with ugly molds.

    Bedlam Boyz

  • The first said, “Just Any Cigar?” and was illustrated with a two-person domestic tragedy of a wife holding her nose while her coarse and red-faced husband puffed a slimy-looking rope.

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • On landing at Kiamari we had only driven along a hot and glaring mole, bordered by swamps and slimy-looking flats for some two miles.

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

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