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- v. To leave a place, or a meeting, without being noticed
- v. To remove an article of clothing
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- v. take off with ease or speed
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Long afterwards he expressed his hope that Landor's biographers would either let him slip off at Lethe's wharf, or else do him justice in a note.
There was reason for haste, for at any moment the Sparwehr might slip off into deep water.
I let my coat slip off my shoulders and down my arms passively and nonthreateningly as if I were the SWAT psychiatrist negotiating with the hostage-taker.
Paula Boggins, faithful to the job Anna had given her, took the opportunity to slip off to the
I felt Rada’s hands slowly slip off and she quietly walked away.
Â Â Â Telemain took hold of Vamist's shoulder-the bald man had been trying to slip off again, although there was nowhere near to slip off to-and they followed Amory around the castle.
He did not add that Louli Barker had besought him to meet her during the siesta hour, that he had taken advantage of his wife’s being asleep to slip off quietly to the pine-woods and there go painfully through a reconciliation scene that had been truly happy and satisfactory to neither of them.
When the Copavi finished its work, a shaken Ranji was allowed to slip off the slick, spineless back and resume his place in line.
"Well, Doctor Waddel, he kept carrying his lightwood knot about among the boys, and as soon as he'd come near one, he'd pretend to let it slip off his shoulder, and pretend to be trying to catch it; and halloo, 'take care of your toes -- I can't hold it,' and let it fall right by the boy's foot, just to make him jump.