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synonyms for slithering

  • dragging
  • crawling
  • groveling
  • hobbling
  • inching
  • shambling
  • shuffling
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • sneaking
  • squirming
  • worming
  • writhing
  • barely moving
  • moving slowly
  • on all fours

antonyms for slithering

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  • standing
  • upright
  • vertical
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How to use slithering in a sentence

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.
STUDIES IN LOVE AND IN TERRORMARIE BELLOC LOWNDES
The rolling truck door was open a crack and I dove for it, slithering out under it.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
Comes a carriage with two fat bay horses slithering, almost swimming up the corkscrew high-street.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
Davidge hit the deck like a ball-player sliding for a base, and he went slithering to the edge.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
Every head was turned towards him, the glass-bright eyes fixed on his, and the tongues slithering with eagerness.
THE WOODLANDS ORCHIDSFREDERICK BOYLE
Then, on the heels of it, one long slithering shaft of sound.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
He felt a new power in the foil slithering up and down his own.
THE GREY CLOAKHAROLD MACGRATH
There, just beyond, was the darkened surface of the rock where the shallow stream went slithering down into the Cauldron.
HEART OF THE BLUE RIDGEWALDRON BAILY
He held her nose up to the open sea, allowing her only steerageway, the gale slithering off her flattened sail.
THE SKIPPER AND THE SKIPPEDHOLMAN DAY
It was raining outside and now and then a dripping camion passed along the road, slithering through the mud.
ONE MAN'S INITIATION--1917JOHN DOS PASSOS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SLITHERING

  • barely moving
  • crawling
  • dragging
  • groveling
  • hobbling
  • inching
  • moving slowly
  • on all fours
  • shambling
  • shuffling
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • slithering
  • sneaking
  • squirming
  • worming
  • writhing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.