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Synonyms for trail

Synonyms for trail

to hang or cause to hang down and be pulled along behind

to go or move slowly so that progress is hindered

to follow the traces or scent of, as in hunting

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to keep (another) under surveillance by moving along behind

to follow closely or persistently

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something that follows or is drawn along behind

a visible sign or mark of the passage of someone or something

evidence of passage left along a course followed by a hunted animal or fugitive

Synonyms for trail

a track or mark left by something that has passed

a path or track roughly blazed through wild or hilly country

evidence pointing to a possible solution

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move, proceed, or walk draggingly or slowly

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hang down so as to drag along the ground

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drag loosely along a surface

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References in classic literature ?
I had forged ahead for perhaps a mile or more without hearing further sounds, when the trail suddenly debouched onto a small, open plateau near the summit of the pass.
Bagheera leaped back to the original trail, leaving Mowgli stooping above the curious narrow track of the wild little man of the woods.
He knew the windings of the elephant trail along which Kala's murderer had flown, and so he cut straight through the jungle to intercept the black warrior who was evidently following the tortuous detours of the trail.
His rage had become an almost equally consuming passion with his hunger, so that now, as his delicate nostrils apprised him of the recent passage of man, he lowered his head and rumbled forth a thunderous roar, and at a swift walk, careless of the noise he made, set forth upon the trail of his intended quarry.
The trail bent to the right as though the runaways had changed their mind and headed for the Balesuna.
the trail largely by instinct; and Daylight knew that his time-estimate had been right.
The snow was flying more thickly, and White Fang, whimpering softly to himself as he stumbled and limped along, came upon a fresh trail in the snow.
Returning to the house they noted the appearance of the snow on both sides of the trail its entire length.
It's about time I heard from those triolets", Walt said, after a silence of five minutes, during which they had swung steadily down the trail.
Immediately the meal was wolfed down the three partners took their empty pack-straps and headed down trail to where the remainder of their outfit lay at the last camp a mile away.
A reed buck, stepping warily along the trail toward water, halted as a burst of laughter broke upon his startled ears.
Trail, trail, went her long dress over the sopping grass, and she came back with her hands full of the hay that was cut yesterday--I suppose for rabbits or something, as she kept on smelling it.
The dominant primordial beast was strong in Buck, and under the fierce conditions of trail life it grew and grew.
Her plates are scarred by the sun, dear lass, And her ropes are taut with the dew, For we're booming down on the old trail, our own trail, the out trail,
He started back down the cow trail, recollected Saxon, and called over his shoulder: