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See definition of slipping on Dictionary.com
  • verbfall; glide
  • verberr

synonyms for slipping

  • drop
  • move
  • shift
  • skid
  • slide
  • slither
  • glissade
  • lurch
  • skate
  • slick
  • totter
  • trip
  • lose balance
  • lose footing
  • smooth along
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antonyms for slipping

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  • remain
  • correct
  • perfect
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How to use slipping in a sentence

"I'm afraid the matter is out of owner's hand, for the present," said the Steam, slipping into the condenser.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
"But times are altered since then, Gilly," said Miss Watling confidentially, and slipping her arm within his.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
In your boots you will be unable to stand firm; you will run the risk of slipping every time that you break ground.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
The strong hand relaxed, another moment and the man, slipping round the corner like an unwholesome spirit, was gone.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
His attitude was somewhat devil-may-care, his grip on life itself seemed slipping.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
"Well, it's this way," slipping nervously to the very edge of a convenient chair.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Slipping and tumbling down the steep slope on which the seracs develop, the ice becomes broken into bits, often of small size.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Anna, slipping her arm through Bessie's walked home with her and told her all that Nora had done.
THE VALUE OF A PRAYING MOTHERISABEL C. BYRUM
Slipping the cable once more, the lifeboat gallantly dashed into the thickest of the fight, and soon got within hail of the wreck.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
All this bubbling of sap and slipping of sheaths and bursting of calyxes was carried to her on mingled currents of fragrance.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLIPPING

  • bottomward
  • cascading
  • declining
  • depressed
  • descending
  • downgrade
  • downhill
  • downward
  • dropping
  • earthward
  • falling
  • gravitating
  • groundward
  • inferior
  • nether
  • precipitating
  • sagging
  • sinking
  • sliding
  • slipping
  • subjacent
  • to the bottom
  • under
  • underneath
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