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slides

verb
present tense third-person singular of slide

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to move about in a sly or secret manner
  • slid gently into his seat without anyone else in church noticing

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2 to move or proceed smoothly and readily
  • at this point the river slides along its banks with barely a ripple

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3 to move slowly with the body close to the ground
  • the convict escaped by sliding through the prison's ductwork

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slides

noun
plural of slide

Synonyms & Antonyms of slides (Entry 2 of 2)

a large mass especially of snow, ice, dirt, or rocks descending from a high place
  • The slide caused by the storm made the road impassable.

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“Slides.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/slides. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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