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  • adv. In a slimy way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a slimy manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a slimy manner, literally or figuratively.


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  • Judith Hooper slimily suggested Bernard Kettlewell committed fraud, without any evidence to back it up.

    Casey Luskin on Kitzmiller & Information

  • So, given his criminal and adolescent track record, it's no shock to discover James O'Keefe slimily trying to seduce a young woman on camera for no reason but to debase her.

    Robert J. Elisberg: Apparently, It's Hard Out Here for This Pimp, too

  • Best of all, the representation of the city itself possesses a layered density and oddness, especially in its new Gray-Cap incarnation something helped by knowing it from Vandermeer's earlier novels, with its monstrous fungal cathedrals, dark streets and bizarre inhabitants: a spore-heavy richness, an acrid closeness, slimily and pongily effective.

    Jeff Vandermeer, Finch (209)

  • How many, who amidst this compound of sickening smells, these heaps of filth, these tumbling houses, with all their vile contents, animate, and inanimate, slimily overflowing into the black road, would believe that they breathe

    Reprinted Pieces

  • My life had shape, it was starting to feel like it might even be significant and useful, but something wasn't shaping up right, and I am back to being a ball of messy, soggy, somewhat slimily disgusting yet oddly fascinating potters' clay with unlimited potential but no real concept of what I'm going to be.

    Not Quite So Late Night Ramblings

  • Of the announcement that landed in his inbox this morning, he says, I'm finding it ridiculous that all of our pay services now have to come bundled with advertising...and it was really slimily written too...until now, as a DSL subscriber, I received the non-ad supported webmail service, so by placing ads in my webmail, you've just removed services from me in effect...

    AT&T DSL Downgrades Email, That You Pay For, To Include Ads - The Consumerist

  • He saw nothing; yet he sensed, somehow, an invisible, bodiless thing that hovered in the air, dripping slimily and mouthing obscenities that he could not hear but was in some instinctive way aware of.

    Wings in the Night

  • The Dead God drew itself to its feet like a crumbling mountain, eyes gleaming slimily in the failing ruby light.

    The Silicon Mage

  • Every one bore at least one parasite; some poor beasts had two or three, hanging like swollen, slimily gleaming bolsters from their sides or throats or lying draped over them, if they lay in the grass.

    The Silent Tower

  • Very well; he would assume that the paper came from the doctor - and he would deliver that paper in spite of all the slimily polite stormtroopers New Chicago could muster!

    Between Planets


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