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See definition of skids on Dictionary.com
  • as indecline
  • as inruin

synonyms for skids

  • deterioration
  • downturn
  • drop
  • failure
  • fall
  • recession
  • slump
  • weakening
  • abatement
  • backsliding
  • comedown
  • cropper
  • decay
  • decrepitude
  • degeneracy
  • degeneration
  • descent
  • devolution
  • diminution
  • dissolution
  • dive
  • downfall
  • downgrade
  • dwindling
  • ebb
  • ebbing
  • enfeeblement
  • failing
  • flop
  • lapse
  • pratfall
  • relapse
  • senility
  • wane
  • waning
  • worsening
  • fall-off
  • falling-off
  • on the skids
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antonyms for skids

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  • increase
  • rise
  • success
  • accomplishment
  • achievement
  • ascent
  • development
  • growth
  • improvement
  • progress
  • strength
  • strengthening
  • upgrade
  • betterment
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How to use skids in a sentence

A few logs rested insecurely on the top skids, and the men put the one Festing had brought below the rest.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
"The mud is greasing the skids," said Festing, who began to run down the incline when the man below shouted.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
The logs, spread out at intervals, rushed down, rising and falling on the uneven skids.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
Next morning he climbed the hill to a level bench where some of his men were busy hauling logs to the top of the skids.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
The surface turned black and compressed into ice, and before long rows of heavy logs plunged down the skids.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
A few minutes later, he reached the top of the skids and sat down on the log, breathing fast and feeling badly shaken.
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As the sledge strikes each sastruga, it skids northwards along it to the discomfort of the wheelers and the disgust of the leader.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
After ten more minutes the town is dead again, and the town drunkard asleep by the skids once more.
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Under Ray's consumately skilful piloting, the skids struck the snow with hardly a shock.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
The floor should be made tight and warm, and the coop mounted upon skids or runners, so that it may be moved if desired.
MAKING A POULTRY HOUSEMARY ROBERTS CONOVER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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