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verb as in move smoothly and quickly on a surface

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According to its tax records, MHS spent $91,095 per child on academics, sports, trips, mental and physical health care, scholarships and living expenses in the 2018-19 academic year — intended as a glide path to the middle class.

The company may also attempt glide flights for its newly unveiled SpaceShipThree this summer.

VSS Imagine will soon begin ground testing, with glide flights planned for this summer from Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport America base in New Mexico.

My new faves have a smooth glide, good hold on the uphill, solid speed on the downhill, and edges that handle well on narrow trails with mellow turns.

This dual-bevel sliding miter saw comes with a glide system that allows for wider, more precise crosscuts.

Angelina Jolie was able to seemingly glide into the Vatican on Thursday to present her new film ‘Unbroken.’

With the South Carolina GOP primary behind him, Sen. Lindsey Graham appears to be on a glide path to re-election.

He started to glide the window back up to get out of the car, and at once the officer began to beat his gun butt on the window.

I describe the pink hued iridescent bubbles in the bathtub, and the way they glide away from my skin as if it's made of silk.

McAuliffe had been given a glide path to the nomination and had the active support of almost every Democratic elected official.

Immediately the door was opened just enough to let the two men glide in; then it was shut with a bang and bolted.

They glide across my face with tender, soft caress, and I feel something melt within me.

Fortunately, childhood is protected by a resisting candour, by an enamel over which all impurities glide.

Then he stooped down and begun to glide along the wall, just his shoulders showing over the people's heads.

He noted that Sssuri had stepped up the pace, passing into his sure-footed glide which made Dalgard exert himself to keep up.


On this page you'll find 78 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glide, such as: descend, drift, flit, float, fly, and sail.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.