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English noun: slickness

1. slickness (communication) verbal misrepresentation intended to take advantage of you in some way

Synonymshanky panky, hocus-pocus, jiggery-pokery, skulduggery, skullduggery, trickery

Broader (hypernym)deceit, deception, misrepresentation

2. slickness (attribute) a kind of fluent easy superficiality

SamplesThe glibness of a high-pressure salesman.


Broader (hypernym)shallowness, superficiality

3. slickness (attribute) a slippery smoothness

SamplesHe could feel the slickness of the tiller.

Synonymsslick, slip, slipperiness

Broader (hypernym)smoothness

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