Use slippery slope in a sentence
And when "necessity" is stretched to cover any vital interest or urgent need, it is easy to recognize on what a slippery slope such international morality reposes.
Scrambling up a slippery slope, they were soon out of the water, on a narrow, shelving ledge running along a steep wall.
So there we stood, gesticulating gaily on the slippery slope.
[From In the Mountains by Von Arnim, Elizabeth]
Is there one among us who is tempting a brother man to dishonesty, to drink, to lust; who is pushing some thoughtless girl down the steep and slippery slope which ends--we know where?
Step by step the world advances Up the long and slippery slope; Step by step it slow upwanders Through the valleys of its hope; Leave the tasks that rise beyond you!
[From Oklahoma Sunshine by Miller, Freeman Edwin]
The third world war might take us towards a slippery slope of destruction.