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slick
n. a trowel used to make a surface slick
slip, slipperiness, slick, slickness
n. a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
slick magazine, glossy, slick
n. a magazine printed on good quality paper
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sleek down, slick down, slick
v. give a smooth and glossy appearance; "slick one's hair"
sleek, slick
v. make slick or smooth
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tricksy, wily, tricky, sly, slick, knavish, guileful, foxy, dodgy, cunning, crafty
adj. 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 Dick"; "a wily old attorney"
slick, pat, glib
adj. having only superficial plausibility; "glib promises"; "a slick commercial"
slick
adj. 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"
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touch up, retouch
v. alter so as to produce a more desirable appearance; "This photograph has been retouched!"
brush up, polish up, round off, round, polish
v. bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners"
dastard, dastardly
adj. despicably cowardly; "the unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan on...December 7th"- F.D. Roosevelt
shrewd, sharp, astute
adj. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
clever, canny, cagy, cagey
adj. showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others; "a cagey lawyer"; "too clever to be sound"
flattering
adj. showing or representing to advantage; "a flattering color"
oily
adj. coated or covered with oil; "oily puddles in the streets"
mendacious
adj. given to lying; "a mendacious child"
calculating, scheming, devious
adj. used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"
intelligent
adj. having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question"
perceptive, discerning, apprehensive
adj. quick to understand; "a kind and apprehensive friend"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
smart, bright
adj. characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
fast, riotous, profligate, libertine, dissolute, dissipated, degraded, degenerate, debauched
adj. unrestrained by convention or morality; "Congreve draws a debauched aristocratic society"; "deplorably dissipated and degraded"; "riotous living"; "fast women"
covert
adj. secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
unscrupulous, crafty, cunning
adj. without scruples or principles; "unscrupulous politicos who would be happy to sell...their country in order to gain power"
worldly-wise
adj. experienced in and wise to the ways of the world
sneak, surreptitious, stealthy, sneaky, furtive
adj. marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"
insincere
adj. lacking sincerity; "a charming but thoroughly insincere woman"; "their praise was extravagant and insincere"
hypocritical
adj. professing feelings or virtues one does not have; "hypocritical praise"
sleek
adj. well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed; "sleek figures in expensive clothes"
underhanded, underhand, sneaky
adj. marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"
shifty, devious
adj. characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive; "a devious character"; "shifty eyes"
villainous, nefarious
adj. extremely wicked; "nefarious schemes"; "a villainous plot"; "a villainous band of thieves"
sapient, sagacious, perspicacious
adj. acutely insightful and wise; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument"; "observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions"; "a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators"
Machiavellian
adj. of or relating to Machiavelli or the principles of conduct he recommended; "Machiavellian thinking"
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ingenious, cunning, clever
adj. showing inventiveness and skill; "a clever gadget"; "the cunning maneuvers leading to his success"; "an ingenious solution to the problem"
devious, byzantine
adj. characterized by elaborate scheming and intrigue; devious; "Byzantine methods for holding on to his chairmanship"; "a fine hand for Byzantine deals and cozy arrangements"
precious, cute
adj. obviously contrived to charm; "an insufferably precious performance"; "a child with intolerably cute mannerisms"
scheming, designing
adj. concealing crafty designs for advancing your own interest; "a selfish and designing nation obsessed with the dark schemes of European intrigue"- W.Churchill; "a scheming wife"; "a scheming gold digger"
manipulative
adj. skillful in influencing or controlling others to your own advantage; "the early manipulative techniques of a three-year-old child"
arguable
adj. capable of being supported by argument
greased, lubricated
adj. smeared with oil or grease to reduce friction
greasy
adj. smeared or soiled with grease or oil; "greasy coveralls"; "get rid of rubbish and oily rags"
lubricious
adj. having a smooth or slippery quality; "the skin of cephalopods is thin and lubricious"
nonstick
adj. (of surfaces especially of cooking utensils) permitting easy removal of adherent food particles; "a frying pan with a nonstick surface"
sliding
adj. being a smooth continuous motion
slimy, slimed
adj. covered with or resembling slime; "a slimy substance covered the rocks"
slippy
adj. causing or tending to cause things to slip or slide; "slippery sidewalks"; "a slippery bar of soap"; "the streets are still slippy from the rain"
slithery
adj. having a slippery surface or quality ; "slithery mud"; "slithery eels"
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artless
adj. simple and natural; without cunning or deceit; "an artless manner"; "artless elegance"
square, straight
adj. characterized by honesty and fairness; "straight dealing"; "a square deal"
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Verbs
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  • Adverbs
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  • Adjectives
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Relationships
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  • Synonyms
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  • Antonyms
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