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Line breaks: slip¦peri|ness
Pronunciation: /ˈslɪp(ə)rɪnɪs

Definition of slipperiness in English:


[mass noun]
The quality or state of being slippery: a play about the slipperiness of language
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  • A similar dishonest slipperiness was evident in the government's response to an earlier complaint by the Opposition of breach of the caretaker convention.
  • I believe that New Zealanders all over this country are appalled by the slipperiness and deviousness with which this Government is undertaking this issue, and we will hold it to account.
  • Pedestrians are forced to suffer the burden of consequent slipperiness because the heavier ice-clearing equipment can't manoeuvre on the city's 3,500 kilometres of sidewalks.

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