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verb as in fall; glide

verb as in err

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At 24, I slipped on the ice outside of my Michigan apartment.

Someone slipped me something while I was making Pound, and I had two choices—go to the hospital, or keep working.

He pulled one out and slipped it over my head, zipping the mouth closed to muffle my voice.

De Merode slipped from his seat and dove toward the roadside and into the forest.

Last weekend a family slipped out at four in the morning, packing their bags and leaving out the side door without a word.

She was holding the back of her chair with one hand; her loose sleeve had slipped almost to the shoulder of her uplifted arm.

The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.

I made two attempts to climb up, but both times slipped back.

Ten or twelve added years had slipped by, and it did not seem human that she should continue to feel bitterly toward me.

A few minutes, and he would perhaps have slipped across the border—when something startled him into sudden life again.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slipped, such as: drop, slither, shift, move, slide, and skid.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.