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|Verb||1.||slick up - make neat, smart, or trim; "Spruce up your house for Spring"; "titivate the child"|
|2.||slick up - dress and groom with particular care, as for a special occasion; "He spruced up for the party"|
1. So smooth and glassy as to offer insecure hold or footing:
Idiom: slippery as an eel.
2. Exhibiting or possessing skill and ease in performance:
3. Having or showing a clever awareness and resourcefulness in practical matters: