slicken

(redirected from slickening)

slick·en

 (slĭk′ən)
tr. & intr.v. slick·ened, slick·en·ing, slick·ens
To make or become slick.

slick′en·er n.

slicken

(ˈslɪkən)
vb (tr)
to make smooth
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As we drove slowly toward our goose field over slickening roads, our headlights showed flakes starting to bend sideways on a stiffening northeasterly wind.
It's obviously going to be a difficult campaign for him, up against seasoned handicappers, especially as, at his age, you wouldn't be expecting him to improve with another year on his back; but if improvement lies anywhere with him, it will be in these tougher races slickening up his jumping up a bit, and if that happens, and he stays on the same kind of mark, the Scottish National will be his end-of-season target again.
The Cheetahs certainly looked sharper from the start, and with the track slickening off, gating became imperative.
0, with a turbo the new WRX and WRX STi get power hikes, 281bhp in the STi's case, as well as a major restyle, improvements to the interior and technical improvements focusing on handling and slickening of the gearboxes shift action.