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Conniving vs. Slick

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Connivingadjective

That connives; conspiratorial.

Slickadjective

Slippery or smooth due to a covering of liquid; often used to describe appearances.

‘This rain is making the roads slick.’; ‘The top coating of lacquer gives this finish a slick look.’; ‘His large round head was shaved slick.’;

Connivingadjective

acting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end

Slickadjective

Appearing expensive or sophisticated.

‘They read all kinds of slick magazines.’;

Connivingadjective

used of persons;

‘the most calculating and selfish men in the community’;

Slickadjective

Superficially convincing but actually untrustworthy.

‘That new sales rep is slick. Be sure to read the fine print before you buy anything.’;

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Slickadjective

(often used sarcastically) Clever, making an apparently hard task easy.

‘Our new process for extracting needles from haystacks is extremely slick.’; ‘That was a slick move, locking your keys in the car.’;

Slickadjective

Extraordinarily great or special.

‘That is one slick bicycle: it has all sorts of features!’;

Slickadjective

sleek; smooth

Slicknoun

A covering of liquid, particularly oil.

‘Careful in turn three — there's an oil slick on the road.’; ‘The oil slick has now spread to cover the entire bay, critically endangering the sea life.’;

Slicknoun

Someone who is clever and untrustworthy.

Slicknoun

A tool used to make something smooth or even.

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Slicknoun

A tire with a smooth surface instead of a tread pattern, often used in auto racing.

‘You'll go much faster if you put on slicks.’;

Slicknoun

A helicopter.

Slicknoun

(printing) A camera-ready image to be used by a printer. The "slick" is photographed to produce a negative image which is then used to burn a positive offset plate or other printing device.

‘The project was delayed because the slick had not been delivered to the printer.’;

Slicknoun

A wide paring chisel used in joinery.

Slickverb

To make slick.

‘The surface had been slicked.’;

Slickadjective

Sleek; smooth.

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Slickverb

To make sleek or smoth.

Slicknoun

A wide paring chisel.

Slicknoun

A slick, or smooth and slippery, surface or place; a sleek.

‘The action of oil upon the water is upon the crest of the wave; the oil forming a slick upon the surface breaks the crest.’;

Slicknoun

a slippery smoothness;

‘he could feel the slickness of the tiller’;

Slicknoun

a magazine printed on good quality paper

Slicknoun

a film of oil or garbage floating on top of water

Slicknoun

a trowel used to make a surface slick

Slickverb

make slick or smooth

Slickverb

give a smooth and glossy appearance;

‘slick one's hair’;

Slickadjective

having a smooth, gleaming surface;

‘glossy auburn hair’; ‘satiny gardenia petals’; ‘sleek black fur’; ‘silken eyelashes’; ‘silky skin’; ‘a silklike fabric’; ‘slick seals and otters’;

Slickadjective

made slick by e.g. ice or grease;

‘sidewalks slick with ice’; ‘roads are slickest when rain has just started and hasn't had time to wash away the oil’;

Slickadjective

having only superficial plausibility;

‘glib promises’; ‘a slick commercial’;

Slickadjective

marked by skill in deception;

‘cunning men often pass for wise’; ‘deep political machinations’; ‘a foxy scheme’; ‘a slick evasive answer’; ‘sly as a fox’; ‘tricky Dik’; ‘a wily old attorney’;

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