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01. They were able to produce a very [slick], and professional-looking advertising brochure on their home computer.
02. Emilio [slicked] back his hair with a small blob of mousse.
03. The record company has very [slickly] promoted her as a sexy, young performer.
04. The [slick] promotion of the artist actually worked against him, as people suggested that it was all just undeserved hype.
05. The Red Wings' [slick] passing plays have resulted in three unanswered goals.
06. I don't trust politicians who are too [slick] and charming; I want to hear from a person who is open and sincere.
07. He is a [slick] politician who can lie to your face while smiling and shaking your hand.
08. Aerial photographs of the sinking freighter showed an oil [slick] over 50 miles long.
09. The movie has an interesting, handmade look to it, which is a nice contrast to the [slick], commercial films one sees all the time.
10. The [slick] has contaminated beaches all along the coast, killing thousands of sea birds, fish and marine animals.
11. The candidate has run a very [slick] campaign and is expected to win with a healthy majority.
12. Elizabeth slipped and fell while walking on the [slick] surface of the algae covered rocks at the beach.
13. The [slickness] of the presentation couldn't hide a serious lack of meaningful content.
14. Marty [slicked] down his unruly hair with water from the fountain before entering the gymnasium where the dance was being held.
15. A huge oil [slick] is threatening thousands of marine birds and animals off the coast of Alaska.
16. The oil [slick] has been largely cleaned up from the beach now, thanks in part to the efforts of a dedicated group of volunteers.
17. The tires on my bicycle are so old that they are quite [slick], and cause me to slip on wet roads.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Slick — Slick, n. 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. The Century. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slick — Slick, a. [See {Sleek}.] Sleek; smooth. Both slick and dainty. Chapman. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slick — der; s, s <aus gleichbed. engl. amerik. slick zu engl. slick »schlüpfrig«> für trockene Strecken verwendeter Rennreifen mit einer klebrigen Gummimischung, die bei starker Erhitzung ihre beste Haftfähigkeit erlangt (Motorsport) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Slick — Slick, OK U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 148 Housing Units (2000): 63 Land area (2000): 0.441560 sq. miles (1.143635 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.441560 sq. miles (1.143635 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Slick, OK — U.S. town in Oklahoma Population (2000): 148 Housing Units (2000): 63 Land area (2000): 0.441560 sq. miles (1.143635 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.441560 sq. miles (1.143635 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • slick — ► ADJECTIVE 1) done or operating in an impressively smooth and efficient way. 2) glibly assured. 3) (of skin or hair) smooth and glossy. 4) (of a surface) smooth, wet, and slippery. ► NOUN ▪ a smooth patch of oil, especially on the sea. ► VERB …   English terms dictionary

  • slick — [slik] vt. [ME slikien < OE slician, to make smooth, akin to ON slikr, smooth < IE * (s)leig , slimy, to smooth, glide < base * (s)lei : see SLIDE] 1. to make sleek, glossy, or smooth 2. Informal to make smart, neat, or tidy: usually… …   English World dictionary