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Synonyms for slither

Synonyms for slither

to lose one's balance and fall or almost fall

to move sinuously

to move smoothly, continuously, and effortlessly

Synonyms for slither

to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly


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The 3ft adder had slithered up the Jack family's fishing rod while they stopped for a picnic.
And the carnivorous mosasaur, which slithered like an eel through the water, attacking anything it could find with its razor-sharp teeth.
But when Giles tried to motor through mud in Jarrow's Howarth Court, the car slithered to a standstill.
Led by Eddie Mikrut as the bloodsucking Count, the ballet simmered with a fabulous corps of ghouls who slithered and clawed on the stage as the toll of Dracula's victims mounted ever higher.
Tadej Brdnik lent his marvelous physicality to the role of the conflicted Adam, and Christophe Jeannot slithered maliciously as the Stranger.
Kreis slithered around defender Ezra Hendrickson, then lunged to get his head on a cross from Bobby Rhine, but his effort in front of the net went over the crossbar.
But the viper obviously got wind of their intentions and slithered out of its carrying box and disappeared inside the Toyota Avensis.
Jackson groped the man, and slithered all over his confined body until the gurney fell horizontal.
With the help of one of their newest players, the Kings shed their old skin Monday and slithered into the second round of the playoffs.
These and other reptile enthusiasts slithered into the 18th annual Live Reptile and Amphibian Exhibit on Saturday at the North Hollywood Recreation Center to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Van Nuys-based Southwest Herpetologists Society.
After Newbury Park tailback Ryan Shipton slipped and slithered for a season-high 150 yards rushing, quarterback Nick Czernek took them down a familiar high road in the home stretch to deliver a 43-42 comeback win over Buena.
Verbeck, a Camarillo mother of three, had six children playing in her back yard last week when what she said was a 6-foot-long gopher snake slithered through the yard.
Johnson's troubles started during an August 1997 heat wave, when his 7-1/2-foot boa slithered into a neighbor's back yard and swallowed a 2-pound teacup Chihuahua named Babette.
In August, Alissss escaped, slithered across the neighborhood and ate Flossie ``Jackie'' Torgerson's 2-pound Chihuahua, Babette.
Scarfe's centerpiece was a mysterious pyramid that split in two and slithered about the stage.