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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.
Petronio slinks and slides and slithers with a fluid articulation that undermines a first impression of inspired improvisation.
Enjoy the fruity taste sensation as it slithers down your throat.
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.
They descend to a visitor centre, the oval glazed carapace of which slithers down the quarry side like a huge and elegant prehistoric crustacean.
3--color in SIMI and CONEJO editions only) Francisco the boa constrictor slithers on center stage.
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.
The guy's so oily he practically leaves a ring around a room when he slithers out.