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Slide (verb active)

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To Slide. v.a. To put imperceptibly.

Little tricks of sophistry by sliding in, or leaving out such words as entirely change the question, should be abandoned by all fair disputants. Watts.

Sources: Watts, Isaac (117)

Attributes: Verb Active (289)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Slide (verb active)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: February 12, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=17485.


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