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smooth sailing

noun as in plain sailing

noun as in snap

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Example Sentences

It was smooth sailing at first—until walkers in SWAT-like uniforms amble onto the scene.

Expect smooth sailing for any literal reconstruction or repair.

However, it wasn't such smooth sailing for Top Chef itself this season.

It is for the Weehawken to clear the channel, and make smooth sailing for the remainder of the fleet.

They now had clear, though not smooth sailing for some nine or ten miles, when they came to another fall.

Theres never all smooth sailing, with maid and man for a crew.

After the passage of this law it was smooth sailing for Pope.

All was not smooth sailing, literally as well as figuratively speaking.


On this page you'll find 158 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to smooth sailing, such as: aplomb, composure, dexterity, efficiency, familiarity, and flexibility.

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