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Sleek Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    sleek adj
  1. having a smooth, gleaming surface; "glossy auburn hair"; "satiny gardenia petals"; "sleek black fur"; "silken eyelashes"; "silky skin"; "a silklike fabric"; "slick seals and otters" [syn: glossy, satiny, silken, silky, silklike, slick]
  2. well-groomed and neatly tailored; especially too well-groomed; "sleek figures in expensive clothes" v : make slick or smooth [syn: slick]
Sleek Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Sleek \Sleek\, n. A slick.
Sleek Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Sleek \Sleek\, a. [Compar. Sleeker; superl. Sleekest.] [OE. slik; akin to Icel. sl[=i]kr, and OE. sliken to glide, slide, G. schleichen, OHG. sl[=i]hhan, D. slik, slijk, mud, slime, and E. slink. Cf. Slick, Slink.]
  1. Having an even, smooth surface; smooth; hence, glossy; as, sleek hair. --Chaucer. So sleek her skin, so faultless was her make. --Dryden.
  2. Not rough or harsh. Those rugged names to our like mouths grow sleek. --Milton.
Sleek Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Sleek \Sleek\, adv. With ease and dexterity. [Low]
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In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, creature types are rough categories of creatures which determine the way game mechanics affect the creature. In the 3rd edition and related games, there are between thirteen and seventeen creature types. Creature type is determined by the designer of a monster, based upon its nature or physical attributes. The choice of type is important, as all creatures which have a given type will share certain characteristics (with some exceptions). In 3rd and 3.5 editions, type determines features such as hit dice, base attack bonus, saving throws, and skill points.

Certain magic items and special abilities, such as the ranger's favored enemy ability (prior to 4th edition) and bane weapons (in 3rd and 3.5 editions) interact with creature type.

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