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sliding

verb
present participle of slide

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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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“Sliding.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sliding. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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