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  1. [noun] a socially awkward or tactless act
    Synonyms: faux pas, gaffe, solecism, gaucherie

  2. [noun] a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
    Synonyms: -up, miscue, parapraxis

  3. [noun] potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics

  4. [noun] a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
    Synonyms: cutting

  5. [noun] a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad"

  6. [noun] a place where a craft can be made fast
    Synonyms: mooring, moorage, berth

  7. [noun] an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
    Synonyms: trip

  8. [noun] a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
    Synonyms: slickness, slick, periness

  9. [noun] artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
    Synonyms: strip

  10. [noun] a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip"
    Synonyms: of paper

  11. [noun] a woman's sleeveless undergarment
    Synonyms: chemise, shimmy, shift, teddies, teddy

  12. [noun] bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
    Synonyms: case, pillowcase, pillow

  13. [noun] an unexpected slide
    Synonyms: skid, side

  14. [noun] a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air
    Synonyms: side

  15. [noun] the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
    Synonyms: elusion, eluding

  16. [verb] move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness"
    Synonyms: steal

  17. [verb] insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"

  18. [verb] move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
    Synonyms: skid, slue, slew, slide

  19. [verb] get worse; "My grades are slipping"
    Synonyms: drop off, drop away, fall away

  20. [verb] move smoothly and easily

  21. [verb] to make a mistake or be incorrect
    Synonyms: err, mistake

  22. [verb] pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"
    Synonyms: sneak

  23. [verb] pass out of one's memory
    Synonyms: one's mind

  24. [verb] move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"
    Synonyms: dislocate, luxate, splay


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