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  • as inease
  • as infacility
  • as ininformality
  • as inpicnic
  • as inplain sailing
  • as insnap

synonyms for smooth sailing

  • aplomb
  • composure
  • dexterity
  • efficiency
  • familiarity
  • flexibility
  • fluency
  • nonchalance
  • poise
  • quickness
  • simplicity
  • adroitness
  • affability
  • breeze
  • cinch
  • cleverness
  • dispatch
  • easygoingness
  • effortlessness
  • expertise
  • expertness
  • informality
  • insouciance
  • knack
  • liberty
  • naturalness
  • pushover
  • readiness
  • setup
  • skillfulness
  • smoothness
  • snap
  • unaffectedness
  • unconstraint
  • child's play
  • duck soup
  • relaxedness
  • unreservedness

antonyms for smooth sailing

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  • inability
  • inhibition
  • restriction
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    How to use smooth sailing in a sentence

    Selections for practice should be chosen which contain much variety of thought and feeling and are smooth in movement.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
    THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
    The Smooth Naked Horsetail is a common plant, specially by the sides of streams and pools.
    HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
    A long stretch of smooth ice followed, over which he glided with ever-increasing speed.
    THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
    The object of this practise is to attain facility in manipulating the elements while maintaining the smooth quality of the tone.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    In fact, so much of her smooth brow as could be seen under a broad-brimmed straw hat was wrinkled in a decided frown.
    THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
    This was very agreeable; but he was, nevertheless, greatly relieved when a boat came in sight sailing toward him.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    I've been sailing one way for ever so long, because I don't know how to turn around; but there's a landing-place just ahead.
    DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
    But it greatly equalizes and strengthens the fingers, and makes your execution smooth and elegant.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    The young Englishman's hair, pale in color and very smooth, was worn longer than the fashion, the ends lilting.
    ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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