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Slither   /slˈɪðər/   Listen
Slither

verb
1.
To pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly.  Synonym: slide.






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"Slither" Quotes from Famous Books



... such an accident as folks hev as shoves a burning candle in a corn stack. Just you two slither out yonder straight away, and see if you can ...
— Dick o' the Fens - A Tale of the Great East Swamp • George Manville Fenn

... restlessly from one border of the forest to the other. Bim-bi is older than the sun and more terrible than any other ghost. For he feeds on the moon, and at nights you may see how the edge of the desert world is bitten by his great mouth until it becomes, first, the half of a moon, then the merest slither, and then no moon at all. And on the very dark nights, when the gods are hastily making him a new meal, the ravenous Bim-bi calls to his need the stars; and you may watch, as every little boy of the Akasava has watched, clutching his father's hand tightly ...
— Bones - Being Further Adventures in Mr. Commissioner Sanders' Country • Edgar Wallace

... by ordering his men to camp for the night on the shifting ice pans, canoes held above heads where the ice crush was wildest, the voyageurs clinging hand to hand, making a life line if one chanced to slither through the ice slush. When daylight came with worse fog, Iberville kept his pistol firing to guide his followers, and so pushed on. Four days the dangerous traverse lasted, but August 1 the bushrovers were in camp below ...
— Canada: the Empire of the North - Being the Romantic Story of the New Dominion's Growth from Colony to Kingdom • Agnes C. Laut



Words linked to "Slither" :   slide, locomote, move, go, travel



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