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  • adv. In a slick manner; slipperily.

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  • adv. with superficial plausibility


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slick +‎ -ly


  • He has even become an unlikely fashion role model for a new generation of Hermanphiles who parade around town in slickly updated interpretations of their idol’s gray geek suits.

    Still Pee-wee After All These Years

  • Wait, Palin uttered no falsehoods but "slickly" crafted her speech so as to present the bridge issue in a positive light?

    tracy enid flick

  • Generally speaking, this blog unearths semi-forgotten dance pop from the late ’80s, ’90s and early 2000s — the kind of slickly produced, no longer available major label stuff that is too recent to be nostalgic, yet also obscure enough to fly under everyone’s radar (even when it was new).

    Two Tickets to Paradis :

  • But NPR or PRI did a story on them earlier today and it’s scary to think that this kind of slickly pakaged “reality” can be passed along to an unsuspecting public with little or no oversight.

    Firedoglake » Plagiarize Me, Please!

  • A widely – though not exclusively – sceptical public needs to be put in the picture as slickly and comprehensively as possible while racing's opponents put their cases that a carefully constructed and tough set of whip rules generally fall well within acceptable parameters.

    British Horseracing Authority must take the lead in whip ban debate

  • The production itself is direct to the point of baldness, a well-acted exercise in 21st-century theatrical conservatism played in slickly nondescript costumes on an open-stage set that appears to have been designed by a camouflage painter.

    George Bernard Shaw, With Passion

  • The most startling thing about Jones is how slickly he passes ensure notwithstanding being such an awkward, enormous, as good as ogre-like man.

    MMA Ratings: Fight Picks and Predictions for TUF 10 Finale: More Kimbo

  • The slickly produced global media extravaganza yielded no rain, no security incidents and no gaffes from Britain's pratfall-prone royal family.

    In London, Spectacle Veils Woes for a Day

  • Stylistically, it's slickly savvy rather than innovative.

    Treasuring Britain's Comedic Endurance

  • I also had my wallet lifted from the right hand front pocket of my blue jeans by a pickpocket in the Ajijic WalMart parking lot a few weeks ago and boy was I surprised that my wallet could be lifted from what is generally called "the safe" so slickly that I didn´t even know it was gone until it was too late.

    You Don�t Need a Weatherman


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