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synonyms for slither

  • crawl
  • glide
  • skid
  • slink
  • sneak
  • wriggle
  • coast
  • glissade
  • move
  • skate
  • slip
  • snake
See also synonyms for: slithered / slithering / slithers
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How to use slither in a sentence

They curve up all together like a glittering bow and slither down again.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
You can slither pine-needles through your fingers as you discuss, too, and it helps you to think.
US AND THE BOTTLEMANEDITH BALLINGER PRICE
We slither and slide to the bottom of the pit and gather fragments of steel.
'GREEN BALLS'PAUL BEWSHER
Up comes the deck in that fainting swoon backwards—then down it fades in that indescribable slither forwards.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
A dimness comes over one's mind: a sort of stupefaction owing to the wind and the relentless slither-and-rearing of the ship.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
At the slightest sign of treachery the long knives would slither between their ribs.
BLACKBEARD: BUCCANEERRALPH D. PAINE
We seemed to slide and slither down a steep declivity, then hit water with a splash, and began to flounder forward.
THE KILLERSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Do you think a man can slither along on the ice for thirty feet andand not damage his garments?
THREE LITTLE WOMEN'S SUCCESSGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
Then the train began its long slither downhill, still through a whole necklace of tunnels, which fortunately no longer stank.
AARON'S RODD. H. LAWRENCE
Four times the hot slither of burning lead plowed its way amidst the life-channels of his body.
THE TWINS OF SUFFERING CREEKRIDGWELL CULLUM
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WORDS RELATED TO SLITHER

  • clamber
  • creep
  • drag
  • drag oneself along
  • go on all fours
  • go on belly
  • grovel
  • hang back
  • inch
  • lag
  • loiter along
  • lollygag
  • move at snail's pace
  • move on hands and knees
  • plod
  • poke
  • pull oneself along
  • scrabble
  • slide
  • slither
  • squirm
  • worm
  • wriggle
  • writhe
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.