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  • verbcreep by
  • verbslide

synonyms for slithers

  • 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 slithers in a sentence

He isn't supposed to slip off my hand at all, but he kicks and slithers so I can't hold him, and swims away and gets lost.
THE LEE SHOREROSE MACAULAY
Was he in the easy shaving way, sir,” inquired Mr. Slithers; “or in the cutting and curling line?
SPEECHES OF CHARLES DICKENSCHARLES DICKENS
We bucketed down that hillside like men possessed, even Blenkiron sticking on manfully among the twists and turns and slithers.
GREENMANTLEJOHN BUCHAN
A piece of moon came up and shot long pale slithers of light down the rock walls.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
The Bouvet, they say, just slithered down like a saucer slithers down in a bath.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The thin soap slips And slithers like a shark under the ships.
FAIRIES AND FUSILIERSROBERT GRAVES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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