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adjective as in creeping

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The black mamba snake slithering towards Lakshmi is highly venomous.

He was slithering downward, bored, lonely, erratic, sending out thousands of text messages.

There are an estimated 30,000 of them, slithering through Miami and surrounding counties.

Lately, the pythons are slithering out of border wildlife areas, and into farmland.

Somewhere slithering around is the idea that they must get this black man out of their historically white House.

I thought I was in the wood; James Mottram lay before me, done to death by that puffing devil we saw slithering by so fast.

The rolling truck door was open a crack and I dove for it, slithering out under it.

Comes a carriage with two fat bay horses slithering, almost swimming up the corkscrew high-street.

Davidge hit the deck like a ball-player sliding for a base, and he went slithering to the edge.

Every head was turned towards him, the glass-bright eyes fixed on his, and the tongues slithering with eagerness.


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slithering, such as: dragging, crawling, groveling, hobbling, inching, and null.

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