sleekly


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sleek

 (slēk)
adj. sleek·er, sleek·est
1.
a. Smooth and lustrous as if polished; glossy: long, sleek hair.
b. In good health and having smooth or glossy hair, fur, or skin: a sleek hound.
2.
a. Able to or designed to move efficiently through air or water; streamlined: a sleek, luxurious sedan.
b. Thin and elegant in design: "A pair of sleek minarets anchored the skyline" (Terence Ward).
3. Polished or smooth in manner, especially in an unctuous way; slick: a sleek government official.
tr.v. sleeked, sleek·ing, sleeks
To make sleek; slick: sleeked his hair with pomade.

[Variant of slick.]

sleek′ly adv.
sleek′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.sleekly - in a sleek glossy manner; "the wet road was shining sleekly"
Translations
بِنُعومَه
ulízaně
velpasset
csillogóan
mjúklega, lipurlega
kaypakça

sleekly

[ˈsliːklɪ] ADV [smile, reply] → zalameramente

sleekly

[ˈsliːklɪ] adv (answer) → in modo untuoso

sleek

(sliːk) adjective
1. (of hair, an animal's fur etc) smooth, soft and glossy. The dog has a lovely sleek coat.
2. well fed and cared for. a sleek Siamese cat lay by the fire.
ˈsleekly adverb
ˈsleekness noun
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Beside him sat his wife, all silvery chinchilla and violets; and on the far side of the ribbon, Lawrence Lefferts's sleekly brushed head seemed to mount guard over the invisible deity of "Good Form" who presided at the ceremony.
"How delightful to meet you, Miss Brooke," he said, raising his hat and showing his sleekly waving blond hair.
We were gliding sleekly through the water, but Demetrios was slowly sliding away from us.
In the opening 15 minutes Ajax moved the ball around sleekly with the Apoel unable to put two passes together.
The Ciel Spa at SLS Beverly Hills "is a haven for the starlets of Los Angeles who check into the sleekly minimalist rooms and take a dip in the ultra-modern rooftop pool -- often voted one of the best in L.A.
Instead, have your hair and makeup sleekly done and rock your favorite shades.
Eirlys Herring and Amanda Condradie played the line well finding Jess Anstice and Zoe Bennfors in midfield where the ball was sleekly delivered into the D.
Krstic then zooms over to Paris, where a sleekly glamorous cat burglar named Mimi drives her snazzy red Mercedes convertible like a cross between Steve McQueen and a brunette even more long-legged Charlize Theron.
The smartphone's sleekly designed body features a breakthrough, industry-first aurora optical coating, which uses layers upon layers to create a 180-degree infinite tangent plane that plays with reflection, refraction, interference and diffraction of light beams, resulting in an ever-changing aurora color effect that shimmers from Electric Blue, Digital Green, to Deep Purple.
With former Joni Mitchell producer Larry Klein mapping out a wide and lustrous sonic soundscape, Ms P's reach is wide on the majestic recreation of the Leonard Cohen-penned title track, and she exudes swagger on the sleekly suggestive On A Sunny Afternoon.
In a statement, the firm said the 49-storey residential property will become another landmark of the company as it stands sleekly at the heart of Manila's Chinatown.