smooth as silk
Lacking impediments or obstacles, unhindered, as in The negotiations went smooth as silk. This simile alludes to the slippery quality of silk. [c. 1900] Also see smooth sailing.
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Cook, stirring often, for 10 minutes or until the sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture is smooth.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It felt like that kind of moment, with Whitney trying to smooth things over.
Over the years, Crawford has been largely silent, speaking out only for an as-told-to obituary to Houston published in Esquire.
You may just enjoy the rich, smooth fruit of their labor that little bit more.
To produce deliciously smooth drams of single malt, the region has refined the ancient art of distillation.
Selections for practice should be chosen which contain much variety of thought and feeling and are smooth in movement.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
The Smooth Naked Horsetail is a common plant, specially by the sides of streams and pools.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
A long stretch of smooth ice followed, over which he glided with ever-increasing speed.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne