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  • verbcreep by
  • verbslide

synonyms for slithered

  • coast
  • cower
  • glide
  • glissade
  • go stealthily
  • gumshoe
  • lurk
  • meander
  • pass quietly
  • prowl
  • pussyfoot
  • shirk
  • sidle
  • skitter
  • skulk
  • slick
  • slide
  • slip
  • snake
  • sneak
  • steal
  • undulate
  • glide
  • slink
  • sneak
  • wriggle
  • crawl
  • skid
  • move
  • glissade
  • coast
  • skate
  • snake
  • slip
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How to use slithered in a sentence

Suddenly with a headlong dive, the carriage swayed as if it would fly in pieces, slithered along, and with a jerk steadied itself.
VILLA RUBEIN AND OTHER STORIESJOHN GALSWORTHY
At the top of the path Dalgetty went down on his stomach again and slithered up over the crest.
THE SENSITIVE MANPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
As if held by a hinge, the head fell over on one side and the man slithered to the floor.
CORPORAL CAMERONRALPH CONNOR
As it slithered away, a writhing shape in its mouth, Holmes muttered bitterly: "A competitor!"
ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
Driving down from above, von Schlichten and his Kragans slithered over floors increasingly greasy with yellow Ulleran blood.
ULLER UPRISINGHENRY BEAM PIPER, JOHN D. CLARK AND JOHN F. CARR
The soft shavings slithered, curled and fell, as the emblem of the Raven and the Frog grew beneath the skilful knife.
SCARLETT OF THE MOUNTEDMARGUERITE MERINGTON
She shivered as the loose shale, ploughed by the pony's flying hoofs, slithered down the slope at every plunge.
OVERLAND REDHENRY HERBERT KNIBBS
At every lurch of the sea slush slithered down from the rigging on the shivering seamen.
VIKINGS OF THE PACIFICAGNES C. LAUT
And then the whole thing had half slithered out of his hold and fell along the floor.
THE MESSENGERELIZABETH ROBINS
The needle-beam pistol spun from his hand and slithered across the floor as Wayne fell under the impact of the heavy body.
THE JUDAS VALLEYGERALD VANCE
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