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synonyms for shambling

  • dragging
  • crawling
  • groveling
  • hobbling
  • inching
  • shuffling
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • slithering
  • sneaking
  • squirming
  • worming
  • writhing
  • barely moving
  • moving slowly
  • on all fours
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How to use shambling in a sentence

He sits shambling in the saddle, his smock and tall boots dangle on his bony figure.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN PAINTING, VOLUME 1 (OF 4)RICHARD MUTHER
"Been looking after that fellow cleanin' my gun, my dear," John explained, shambling toward the deck-chair.
STORIES BY ENGLISH AUTHORS: ORIENTVARIOUS
About twenty prisoners came in in the morning, quaint, rough people, shambling along on diminutive ponies.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
Eyes turned curiously on the shambling derelict, but the only expression on Newt's face was one of surly defiance to the world.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Andy Green licked a cigarette into shape the while he watched with unfriendly eyes the shambling departure of their guest.
THE HAPPY FAMILYBERTHA MUZZY BOWER
An instant afterwards there appeared a little wizened fellow, with a cringing manner and a shambling style of walking.
THE STRAND MAGAZINE, VOLUME V, ISSUE 28, APRIL 1893VARIOUS
Barely eluding his rush, she went shambling up the shore at a terrific pace, plunged into the woods, and vanished.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
It was a shambling, red-faced creature, with a cold, glittering eye and teeth protruding from a grinning mouth.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
A shambling, shameful stream they made, oozing along the street, the gutter waste of competitive civilisation.
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
On that day tame sheep and shambling, horned oxen, and the sharp-fanged dog and hardy mules to the touch of the hand.
HESIOD, THE HOMERIC HYMNS, AND HOMERICAHOMER AND HESIOD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHAMBLING

  • barely moving
  • crawling
  • dragging
  • groveling
  • hobbling
  • inching
  • moving slowly
  • on all fours
  • shambling
  • shuffling
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • slithering
  • sneaking
  • squirming
  • worming
  • writhing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.