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slime
 n.  mud; thick sticky slippery substance; cover or stain with something
Classic Sentence:
1  From amid a tuft of cotton grass which bore it up out of the slime some dark thing was projecting.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
2  Somewhere in the heart of the great Grimpen Mire, down in the foul slime of the huge morass which had sucked him in, this cold and cruel-hearted man is forever buried.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 14. The Hound of the Baskervilles
3  Its evil eyes were wriggling on their stalks, its mouth was all alive with appetite, and its vast ungainly claws, smeared with an algal slime, were descending upon me.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XI
4  The green slime on the rocks alone testified that life was not extinct.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XI
5  There was water on the surface, slime at the bottom.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE FONTIS
6  Soon he had the slime up to his calves and water above his knees.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE FONTIS
7  He rose to his feet, shivering, chilled, foul-smelling, bowed beneath the dying man whom he was dragging after him, all dripping with slime, and his soul filled with a strange light.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—THE FONTIS
8  When the frog was got in, it hopped at once half the length of the boat, and then over my head, backward and forward, daubing my face and clothes with its odious slime.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER V.
9  Edna looked at her feet, and noticed the sand and slime between her brown toes.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XII
10  A game of swans flew there and the water and the shore beneath were fouled with their green-white slime.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
11  Then the false slime closing about them called the white men from the east.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
Example Sentence:
1  There was a revolting green slime in between the bathroom tiles.
2  Frogs produce slime to keep their skin moist.