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verb as in slide

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Wayne LaPierre may have won the week, and he may slither away without Congress doing anything this time around.

But as is frequently the case, the Sandy Hook conspiracy theories would eventually slither toward more sinister territory.

On the day the Sun-Times finally sank, an Ontario court rejected Breeden's effort to slither out of my libel suits.

They curve up all together like a glittering bow and slither down again.

You can slither pine-needles through your fingers as you discuss, too, and it helps you to think.

We slither and slide to the bottom of the pit and gather fragments of steel.

Up comes the deck in that fainting swoon backwards—then down it fades in that indescribable slither forwards.

A dimness comes over one's mind: a sort of stupefaction owing to the wind and the relentless slither-and-rearing of the ship.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slither, such as: crawl, glide, skid, slink, sneak, and wriggle.

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