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slide

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of slide

  1. 1 to move about in a sly or secret manner <slid gently into his seat without anyone else in church noticing> Synonyms lurk, mooch, mouse, pussyfoot, shirk, skulk, sneak, slink, slip, snake, stealRelated Words crawl, creep, edge, inch, worm; ghost, pad, tiptoe

  2. 2 to move or proceed smoothly and readily <at this point the river slides along its banks with barely a ripple> Synonyms bowl, breeze, brush, coast, cruise, drift, glide, roll, sail, skim, flow, slip, stream, sweep, whiskRelated Words fly, race, rush, speedNear Antonyms limp, lumber, plod, stumble, trudge; shamble, shuffle; stamp, stomp, stump, tramp; labor, toilAntonyms flounder, struggle

  3. 3 to move slowly with the body close to the ground <the convict escaped by sliding through the prison's ductwork> Synonyms belly, creep, grovel, crawl, slither, snake, worm, wriggleRelated Words crouch, squat; edge, inch, nose; skulk, sneak, steal, tiptoe




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