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synonyms for gliding

  • descend
  • drift
  • flit
  • float
  • fly
  • sail
  • skate
  • skim
  • skip
  • slide
  • slip
  • slither
  • soar
  • spiral
  • waft
  • coast
  • decline
  • flow
  • glissade
  • roll
  • run
  • scud
  • shoot
  • slink
  • stream
  • trip
  • wing
  • skirr
  • smooth along
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antonyms for gliding

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  • face
  • land
  • walk
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How to use gliding in a sentence

Practise gliding in the form of inflection, or slide, from one extreme of pitch to another.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Before Ripperda could unclasp his lips to reply, the stranger had opened the door, and passed through it like a gliding shadow.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
But he kept his eyes upon the gliding river rather than on those dark hills crowded with their ancient dead.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
As soon as Baroudi was perceived by the attendants, there was a soft and gliding movement to serve him.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
He saw, at any rate, the figures close together, as if the man came gliding straight into her arms.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The baby had wakened with a cry, and a watchful attendant came gliding in at the sound.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
When the men saw Antler gliding over the drifts they wondered if it was one of the gods.
THE LATER CAVE-MENKATHARINE ELIZABETH DOPP
Jumps due to shifting of the mirror are characterized by a gentle, gliding motion.
PHOTOGRAPHS OF NEBUL AND CLUSTERSJAMES EDWARD KEELER
She moved past him with a sudden, gliding step, and placed the settee between them.
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
Next, I noticed Merlin gliding away from me; and then I noticed that my lasso was gone!
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GLIDING

  • aerial navigation
  • aeronautics
  • arrival
  • aviation
  • avigation
  • departure
  • gliding
  • hop
  • jump
  • mounting
  • navigation
  • shuttle
  • soaring
  • take-off
  • transport
  • trip
  • volitation
  • voyage
  • winging
  • aerial
  • aeronautical
  • airborne
  • avian
  • drifting
  • express
  • flapping
  • fleet
  • floating
  • fluttering
  • gliding
  • hovering
  • mercurial
  • mobile
  • on the wing
  • plumed
  • soaring
  • speedy
  • streaming
  • volant
  • volar
  • volitant
  • waving
  • winging
  • zooming
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