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  • the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
  • a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air
  • an unexpected slide
  • bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow
    • the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase
  • a woman's sleeveless undergarment
  • a small sheet of paper
    • a receipt slip
  • artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
  • a slippery smoothness
    • he could feel the slickness of the tiller
  • an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall
    • he blamed his slip on the ice
    • the jolt caused many slips and a few spills
  • a place where a craft can be made fast
  • a young and slender person
    • he's a mere slip of a lad
  • a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
  • potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics
  • a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
  • a socially awkward or tactless act
  • move out of position
    • dislocate joints
    • the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically
  • pass out of one's memory
  • cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion
    • he slipped the bolt into place
  • move easily
    • slip into something comfortable
  • pass on stealthily
    • He slipped me the key when nobody was looking
  • to make a mistake or be incorrect
  • move smoothly and easily
    • the bolt slipped into place
    • water slipped from the polished marble
  • get worse
    • My grades are slipping
  • move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
    • the wheels skidded against the sidewalk
  • insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly
    • He slipped some money into the waiter's hand
  • move stealthily
    • The ship slipped away in the darkness
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