slush

Part of speech: adjective

Slushy.

Part of speech: noun

Soft, sloppy material, as melting snow; grease for lubrication, etc.

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Usage examples "slush":

  1. Much slush has been written of her and her wrongs. - "Superwomen", Albert Payson Terhune.
  2. To find oneself at last utterly stopped, after proceeding with great strain to one's horse for half a mile through an artificial quagmire of slush up to the wheelbox, is harassing to the customary traveller; and men at that crisis did not bethink themselves quite so frequently as they should have done, that a people perishing from famine is more harassing. - "Castle Richmond", Anthony Trollope.
  3. Outside, the streets lay buried in fog and slush that brought no relief to the feelings. - "Children of the Tenements", Jacob A. Riis.