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How to use sidle in a sentence

His interlocutor began, with a shake of the eyeglass, to shift and sidle again, as if distinctly excited by the subject.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
"You'll admit it is a tradition," said Saulisbury, glad of a chance to sidle away.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
Night after night she would sidle up to his knee, and sue for his notice; and night after night she would retire discomfited.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
He could whirl her, dip her, sidle her, lead or pursue her; and she obeyed his will as instantly as if he were her owner.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
Then she tried to sidle through the narrow opening, got stuck, and was urged on by Madge pushing her.
RUTH FIELDING AT SUNRISE FARMALICE B. EMERSON
Any trail that goes otherwhere must dip and cross, sidle and take chances.
THE LAND OF LITTLE RAINMARY AUSTIN
Even at moorings they shiver and sidle like half-backed horses.
SEA WARFARERUDYARD KIPLING
Obeying her call, he trotted be sidle her, past strange trees growing on stretches of fresh, green grass.
PRINCE JAN, ST. BERNARDFORRESTINE C. HOOKER
When he saw his young friend sidle over to him he smiled and nodded a hearty welcome.
HOPALONG CASSIDY'S RUSTLER ROUND-UPCLARENCE EDWARD MULFORD
Now, Gadabout began to sidle toward the port bank of the river as our next harbour, Chippoak Creek, was on that side.
VIRGINIA: THE OLD DOMINIONFRANK W. HUTCHINS AND CORTELLE HUTCHINS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SIDLE

  • coasting
  • cowering
  • gliding
  • glissading
  • going stealthily
  • gumshoeing
  • lurking
  • meandering
  • passing quietly
  • prowling
  • pussyfooting
  • shirking
  • sidling
  • skittering
  • skulking
  • slicking
  • sliding
  • slipping
  • snaking
  • sneaking
  • stealing
  • undulating
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