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    Synonyms and Definitions

    Use "slip" in a sentence

    slip example sentences

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    1. "He's done with his Eye work I see," Jorma announced and let that thought slip from his mind unresolved


    2. "You might have actually saved us by discarding that claim slip


    3. The superficial currents won’t last more than a minute, but it will be enough time for us to bypass the alarm and slip inside


    4. ' She was afraid that Herndon was going to say something about the aluminum, or that she or Herndon would let something slip


    5. Quickly reaching into my purse, I extract a £5 note and slip it into Emma’s hand … I know how short they are of cash now that she is at home with Barney and not working


    6. shoulder, they slip between the


    7. He was driving down the motorway towards Taunton, saw a car join the motorway from the slip road at Bridgwater and realised that it was Liz


    8. I held onto the towel so that it did not slip from my head and did my best to stand up


    9. But he knew one thing, if this crowd gave him an opportunity to slip out of this horizon, he was going to take it and get as deep into the cracks of their logic as he could


    10. We talked for hours, breaking off only to slip our hoods on and sit quietly on our mattress rolls when the guards brought in the evening meal


















































































    1. She would forget his name as she slipped into her next role chasing Ava's fortune


    2. He slipped the computer into his pocket and headed for the stairs leading into the basement


    3. Perhaps Ackers had slipped up on security somewhere? Was that even possible?


    4. She took the device away from her ear and slipped it back into her pocket


    5. A wild gust of wind attacked him and slipped inside


    6. Without strength and without a word from his one true love, he slipped away


    7. simply slipped out unnoticed late one night with a set of new clothes wrapped in


    8. " He slipped his phone back into his pocket


    9. propriety’s sake he had at least slipped on the pyjama bottoms


    10. The council slipped to another space to deliberate, they soon announced that they would need a continuance till next week


















































































    1. He wore a fancy top hat, but it was a size too big and kept slipping over his eyes while he rocked


    2. He felt his energy slipping away as


    3. She felt like a fool peeking around the corner to see if Alan was watching before slipping into the water


    4. slipping on their liquid skins,


    5. slipping to the edge of the bed,


    6. slipping and sliding, down the sea wall,


    7. She was having a good time on Vikenvor so far, but her reform was slipping


    8. Miles into the abyss I was slipping in between different realities, all of them nonsensical but some much more rational than others


    9. Shivering under my blanket, I squelch after him, my boots slipping and sliding on the boggy ground to where Berndt is standing, similarly wrapped up


    10. I looked into the frowning crowd, grinning at anyone and everyone, and realised I was slipping


















































































    1. He doses off, slips from the wreckage, chokes in the water, grabs hold again, looks about him in terror


    2. He spills a quantity of soggy wallpaper on the floor as his grip on the bags slips; together, Liz and I rush over to take some of his burden from him


    3. He picks up his wedding band off the counter, regards it for a moment, slips it on


    4. The soldier in the back of Ricci’s truck jumps down, cocks his weapon simultaneously, but his hand slips and he discharges the weapon into the pavement


    5. ” He slips through the hole in the fence, snapping pictures as he walks


    6. slips the waves in silence,


    7. skin slips and slimes on the rime ring of white water edges


    8. the hat slips forward over my eyes,


    9. 'You’ve got to have parental approval which means sending home letters and then collecting the tear off slips signed by the parents


    10. Shaun slips out and this time he does take the rear exit


















































































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    Synonyms for "slip"

    eluding elusion slip miscue parapraxis slip-up faux pas gaffe gaucherie solecism sideslip skid case pillow slip pillowcase chemise shift shimmy teddy slip of paper strip slick slickness slipperiness trip berth moorage mooring cutting drop away drop off fall away dislocate luxate splay slip one's mind err mistake slew slide slue steal sneak scion error oversight blunder lapse fault indiscretion misdeed fall stumble paper tag ticket sheet piece label leaf undergarment camisole glide totter drop slither

    "slip" definitions

    a socially awkward or tactless act


    a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.


    potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics


    a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting


    a young and slender person


    a place where a craft can be made fast


    an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall


    a slippery smoothness


    artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material


    a small sheet of paper


    a woman's sleeveless undergarment


    bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow


    an unexpected slide


    a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air


    the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)


    move stealthily


    insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly


    move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner


    get worse


    move smoothly and easily


    to make a mistake or be incorrect


    pass on stealthily


    move easily


    cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion


    pass out of one's memory


    move out of position