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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 paradise tree snake (Chrysopelea paradisi) of Southeast Asia slithers while in the air, creating fleeting S-shape wings, says a report in the Aug.
They will eat almost anything that walks, flies, croaks, creeps or slithers.
Petronio slinks and slides and slithers with a fluid articulation that undermines a first impression of inspired improvisation.
Clawdette the black cat, voiced by actress Kathleen Turner, takes young viewers on face-to-face encounters with everything that slithers, scuttles, flaps or attacks in the National Geographic Kids Video ``Creepy Creatures.
He also demonstrates why he's one of the continent's top classical actors: Despite all the blatant gag-dropping here, Plummer's reactions are hauntingly subtle: a quaver that slithers like a garden snake across his magnificent baritone, a look of panic that freezes his features like a man glimpsing his own ghost.
Outlandishly costumed as Salome, she veers, wobbles, strides, slithers downstairs.
Blond hair spews in larval loops from see-through purple panties hung on the wall; brown hair swirls down in buttocklike bunches from a brown hair net; a sinuous brown braid slithers floorward from a splash of blue tulle arranged like a hairpiece on the wall.
Defying gravity, it slithers back and forth across the bottom of this silvery structure.
3--color in SIMI and CONEJO editions only) Francisco the boa constrictor slithers on center stage.
The guy's so oily he practically leaves a ring around a room when he slithers out.