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In Switzerland he had studied the glissade, but when one carries a heavy load to balance on a precipitous slope is difficult.

To shorten the return journey I was tempted to glissade down what appeared to be a snow-filled ravine, which was very steep.

The remaining steep slopes were also descended by glissade, and we afterwards marched cheerily over the gentler inclines.

By means of ropes attached to these I proposed to scour the mountain along the line of the glissade.

The glissade lasted but a moment, nevertheless it recalled to his mind a picture which was indelibly stamped in his memory.


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On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glissade, such as: coast, decline, descend, drift, flit, and float.

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