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1    flattering and glib  
a slick salesman     
2    adroitly devised or executed  
a slick show     
3    Informal     (chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   shrewd; sly  
4    Informal   superficially attractive  
a slick publication     
5      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   smooth and glossy; slippery  
6    a slippery area, esp. a patch of oil floating on water  
7    a chisel or other tool used for smoothing or polishing a surface  
8    the tyre of a racing car that has worn treads  
      vb   tr  
9      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   to make smooth or sleek  
10      (U.S. and Canadian)  
informal   usually foll by: up   to smarten or tidy (oneself)  
11    often foll by: up   to make smooth or glossy  
     (C14: probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Icelandic, Norwegian slikja to be or make smooth)  
   slickly             adv  
  slickness      n  
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slick, slily, slackly, slinkily

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