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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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How to use skid in a sentence

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.
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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
They watched her skid around a sharp corner and heard her car for some few moments thereafter, but that was all.
THE MEADOW-BROOK GIRLS AFLOATJANET ALDRIDGE
Then their bodies met with a shock, and Ennar sailed over Ross's shoulder to skid along the earth.
THE TIME TRADERSANDRE NORTON
At sight of the skunk, the dog stopped so precipitately as to skid for almost a foot in the soft snow.
FOLLOWERS OF THE TRAILZOE MEYER
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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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