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synonyms for glissade

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

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  • ascend
  • correct
  • face
  • go up
  • increase
  • land
  • rise
  • walk
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How to use glissade in a sentence

In Switzerland he had studied the glissade, but when one carries a heavy load to balance on a precipitous slope is difficult.
NORTHWEST!HAROLD BINDLOSS
To shorten the return journey I was tempted to glissade down what appeared to be a snow-filled ravine, which was very steep.
TRAVELS IN ALASKAJOHN MUIR
The remaining steep slopes were also descended by glissade, and we afterwards marched cheerily over the gentler inclines.
HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
By means of ropes attached to these I proposed to scour the mountain along the line of the glissade.
HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
The glissade lasted but a moment, nevertheless it recalled to his mind a picture which was indelibly stamped in his memory.
THE SLAVE OF THE LAMPHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
It is called the hashiri (glissade); and we are to descend at a run!
EXOTICS AND RETROSPECTIVESLAFCADIO HEARN
The survivors could see the doomed four struggling vainly to stop the terrible glissade.
THE SPELL OF SWITZERLANDNATHAN HASKELL DOLE
It was in deep winter weather and Timur had to be let down the snows by glissade in a basket guided by ropes.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 15, SLICE 6VARIOUS
We crept up it, and from the summit descended by a glissade to the frontal portion of the cavern.
THE GLACIERS OF THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
The first part of the way down to the saddle we attempted a glissade.
INCA LANDHIRAM BINGHAM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO GLISSADE

  • coast
  • decline
  • descend
  • drift
  • flit
  • float
  • flow
  • fly
  • glissade
  • roll
  • run
  • sail
  • scud
  • shoot
  • skate
  • skim
  • skip
  • skirr
  • slide
  • slink
  • slip
  • slither
  • smooth along
  • soar
  • spiral
  • stream
  • trip
  • waft
  • wing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.