slip

Part of speech: verb

To slide or cause to glide or slide; lose ones footing.

Part of speech: verb

To let loose; go free.

Part of speech: noun

The act of slipping.

Part of speech: noun

A lapse in conduct; a fault.

Part of speech: noun

A narrow piece; strip; long, narrow dock.

Part of speech: noun

A cutting from a plant.

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Usage examples "slip":

  1. Three- four- five- For twenty- four hours we thought you would slip through our fingers. - "Virginia", Ellen Glasgow.
  2. When you have opened the door, slip out of it and watch the house. - "Arsene Lupin", Edgar Jepson Maurice Leblanc.
  3. Pass the word to the men and we'll slip back. - "Dave Darrin at Vera Cruz", H. Irving Hancock.