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glide

verb

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1 to move or proceed smoothly and readily
  • looking for a college course that he could just glide through

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2 to move through the air with or as if with outstretched wings
  • a kite gliding on the autumn breeze

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3 to rest or move along the surface of a liquid or in the air
  • water striders gliding along the surface of the brook

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The first known use of glide was before the 12th century

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“Glide.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/glide. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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