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synonyms for skid

  • drift
  • glide
  • slip
  • swerve
  • veer
  • move
  • sheer
  • skew
  • slue
  • go into skid
See also synonyms for: skidded / skidding
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As noted by ESPN’s David Purdum, some books had their third straight losing week, a rare skid for entities that rarely fail to come out on top.
THIS NFL SEASON HAS BEEN DEVOID OF BIG UPSETS, AND GAMBLERS ARE CASHING INMATT BONESTEELOCTOBER 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Instead, the narrative this time around is that of a former golden boy on the skids, turning himself around to land the untouchable goddess who once loved him.
THE JENNIFER LOPEZ-BEN AFFLECK RECOUPLING IS THE GREATEST GOSSIP STORY WE’VE HAD IN YEARSCONSTANCE GRADYAUGUST 24, 2021VOX
If we lose the skid, we not only lose our workforce, but we lose our culture.
DID THE PANDEMIC FINALLY END THE MODERN-DAY SKI BUM?SYADRONAUGUST 5, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Ditto if a pilot is setting up to toe the skid of a helicopter into an Alaskan face to unload skiers and the ten-knot headwind shifts to a ten-knot tailwind.
WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT THE DEADLY ALASKAN HELI CRASHMARC PERUZZIAPRIL 10, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The Blackhawks looked like the early choice after a hot start — with over a 60 percent chance in early March — but a recent skid has coincided with a surge for the Nashville Predators, who seemed dead in the water early.
THE NHL PLAYOFF RACES TO WATCH DOWN THE STRETCHNEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)APRIL 2, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The blade wabbled, took a mad skid for the surface, and the handles hit me a blow in the ribs which knocked my breath out.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
They are goin' to skid the butt log again, and they swear that if you cull it again, they will kill you.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The car went into a wild skid and Salt thereafter devoted his attention strictly to driving.
GHOST BEYOND THE GATEMILDRED A. WIRT
Though the driver applied the foot brake with quick stabs, the car went into a disastrous skid.
GHOST BEYOND THE GATEMILDRED A. WIRT
Got a sleigh fixed, hemlock boughs and a cover of robes and blankets, and Skid'll drive careful.
THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THANKSGIVING STORIESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO SKID

  • arm
  • band
  • bar
  • bearing
  • block
  • bolster
  • boom
  • bracer
  • bracket
  • buttress
  • cantilever
  • clamp
  • girder
  • grip
  • guy
  • lever
  • mainstay
  • peg
  • prop
  • rafter
  • reinforcement
  • rib
  • shore
  • skid
  • splice
  • splint
  • staff
  • stanchion
  • stave
  • stay
  • stirrup
  • strengthener
  • strut
  • sustainer
  • truss
  • underpinning
  • vice
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