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sleek
 a.  having an even, smooth surface; smooth; not rough or harsh
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  They were all healthy, thoughtless young animals, sleek, graceful, high-spirited, the boys as mettlesome as the horses they rode, mettlesome and dangerous but, withal, sweet-tempered to those who knew how to handle them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
2  And somewhere the hills of Georgia were blue with Yankees, well-fed Yankees on sleek corn-stuffed horses.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
3  The shells, with their brass caps and sleek green bodies and hieroglyphics on the wads, were cool and comfortably heavy in her hands.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
4  The mud roads of a few days ago are powdery dust and the puddles beside them have hardened into lozenges of black sleek earth like cracked patent leather.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
5  But the wheat and grass were sleek velvet under the sunset; the prairie clouds were tawny gold; and she swung happily into Main Street.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  But she put her arm about his waist, her sleek head by his chest; she tugged at him; she clicked her tongue in imitation of Kennicott's cheerful noises.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
7  Yet he was vain of his new turn-down collars and sleek ties; he often spoke of the "sloppy dressing" of Dr. McGanum; and he laughed at old men who wore detachable cuffs or Gladstone collars.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
8  In this central expanse the sea presented that smooth satin-like surface, called a sleek, produced by the subtle moisture thrown off by the whale in his more quiet moods.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
9  She reminded him of some beautiful, sleek animal waking up in the sun.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXIII
10  She did not perceive that she was talking like her father as the sleek geldings ambled in review before them.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
11  Human property is high in the market; and is, therefore, well fed, well cleaned, tended, and looked after, that it may come to sale sleek, and strong, and shining.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
12  "Matvey, my sister Anna Arkadyevna will be here tomorrow," he said, checking for a minute the sleek, plump hand of the barber, cutting a pink path through his long, curly whiskers.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 2
13  The cows had been let out into their paddock, and their smooth sides were already shining with their new, sleek, spring coats; they basked in the sunshine and lowed to go to the meadow.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 13
14  At the steps there stood a trap tightly covered with iron and leather, with a sleek horse tightly harnessed with broad collar-straps.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 16
15  Ivan jumped down and took the quiet, sleek horse by the bridle.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 12
Example Sentence:
1  The group did invest in sleek Apple computers and other technology to help them compete against larger ad agencies.
2  I think the contrast could not be much greater between a sleek gander and a fierce falcon: between a meek sheep and the rough-coated keen-eyed dog, its guardian.
3  She wore a sleek little black dress.