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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.


Synonymsglibness


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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