Slippery and Tricky


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Slippery adjective – Given to acting in secret and to concealing one's intentions.
Usage example: a bar where a lot of slippery characters were known to hang out

Tricky is a synonym for slippery in character trait topic. In some cases you can use "Tricky" instead an adjective "Slippery", when it comes to topics like sleazy, uncertain, devious, untrustworthy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: slipper, slippy, slippered, slippering
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Tricky adjective – Clever at attaining one's ends by indirect and often deceptive means.
Usage example: he's a tricky one, so be careful when dealing with him

Slippery is a synonym for tricky in character trait topic. You can use "Slippery" instead an adjective "Tricky", if it concerns topics such as cunning, deceptive, sleazy. popular alternative
Nearby Words: trick, trickery, tricked, tricking
Synonyms for Tricky

Things that words describes

subject slippery subject tricky subject
jump slippery jump tricky jump
level slippery level tricky level
boss slippery boss tricky boss
Other nouns: platforms.

Both words in one sentence

  • Videogame / Super Mario 64 Getting to the top of the pyramid unassisted is tricky too, due to its very small paths, slippery surface and pesky enemies present.
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