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  • 1 glide — v. & n. v. 1 intr. (of a stream, bird, snake, ship, train, skater, etc.) move with a smooth continuous motion. 2 intr. (of an aircraft, esp. a glider) fly without engine power. 3 intr. of time etc.: a pass gently and imperceptibly. b (often foll …

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  • 2 glide — glidingly, adv. /gluyd/, v., glided, gliding, n. v.i. 1. to move smoothly and continuously along, as if without effort or resistance, as a flying bird, a boat, or a skater. 2. to pass by gradual or unobservable change (often fol. by along, away,… …

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  • 3 glide — glaɪd n. smooth flowing movement; soaring, flying v. move smoothly and easily, coast, soar; move quietly and stealthily; pass quietly without attracting attention; fly in a glider …

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  • 4 creep — v. n. 1. Crawl. 2. Steal, glide stealthily, come unnoticed. 3. Fawn, cringe, play the sycophant …

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  • 5 slip — slip1 slipless, adj. slippingly, adv. /slip/, v., slipped or (Archaic) slipt; slipped; slipping; n. v.i. 1. to move, flow, pass, or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide: Water slips off a smooth surface. 2. to slide suddenly or involuntarily; to… …

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  • 6 slide — [slīd] vi. slid [slid] sliding [ME sliden < OE slidan < IE * (s)leidh , slippery < base * (s)lei , slimy, slippery > LIME1, SLICK, SLIME] 1. to move along in constant frictional contact with some surface or substance [windows that… …

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  • 7 slip — I. v. n. 1. Glide, slide. 2. Err, trip, mistake, fall into error, commit a fault. II. v. a. 1. Put stealthily, convey secretly. 2. Omit, allow to escape, lose by negligence. 3. Throw off, disengage one s self from. 4 …

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  • 8 slink — / slither [v] creep by coast, cower, glide, glissade, go stealthily, gumshoe*, lurk, meander, pass quietly, prowl, pussyfoot*, shirk, sidle, skitter, skulk, slick, slide, slip, snake, sneak, steal, undulate; concept 151 slither [v] slide coast,… …

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  • 9 slither — slink / slither [v] creep by coast, cower, glide, glissade, go stealthily, gumshoe*, lurk, meander, pass quietly, prowl, pussyfoot*, shirk, sidle, skitter, skulk, slick, slide, slip, snake, sneak, steal, undulate; concept 151 slither [v] slide… …

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  • 10 slip — slip1 [slip] vi. slipped, slipping [ME slippen < MLowG, akin to OHG slifan < IE * (s)leib , to glide, slip < base * (s)lei , slimy: see SLIDE] 1. to go quietly or secretly; move without attracting notice [to slip out of a room] 2. a) to… …

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  • 11 slide — I. verb (slid; sliding) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English slīdan; akin to Middle High German slīten to slide Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. a. to move smoothly along a surface ; slip b. to coast over snow …

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  • 12 Pirates of the Caribbean (theme park ride) — Pirates of the Caribbean is a dark ride at the Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, Tokyo Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris theme parks. The last attraction in which Walt Disney himself had participated in the design, but never experienced, since it opened… …

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  • 13 List of MythBusters episodes — This is the episode list of the popular science television series MythBusters which airs on Discovery Channel. There is no consistent system for organizing MythBusters episodes into seasons. The show does not follow a typical calendar of on and… …

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  • 14 creep — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. crawl, worm, grovel. See slowness. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. crawl, slither, writhe, worm along, sneak, steal, slink, edge; see also crawl 1 , sneak . See Synonym Study at crawl . • make one s flesh… …

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  • 15 skulk — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. lurk, sneak, slink, malinger, steal, hide; cower. See concealment, cowardice. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. prowl, slink, lurk; see hide 2 , sneak . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. lurk, slink, sneak,… …

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  • 16 slink — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. sneak, steal, skulk, slither; creep, snoop. See concealment, cowardice. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. prowl, cower, lurk; see sneak . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. skulk, sneak, creep, steal, lurk,… …

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  • 17 sneak — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. slink, skulk, crawl, steal. n. skulker, sneak thief; coward. See cowardice, deception, slowness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. cheater, confidence man, underhanded or unreliable person; see cheat 1 ,… …

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  • 18 steal — 1. verb 1) the burglars stole a fax machine Syn: purloin, thieve, take, take for oneself, help oneself to, loot, pilfer, run off with, abscond with, carry off, shoplift; embezzle, misappropriate; informal walk off with, rob, swipe, snatch …

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  • 19 slip — I [[t]slɪp[/t]] v. slipped, slip•ping, n. 1) to move or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide 2) to slide suddenly and accidentally: He slipped on the icy ground. The cup slipped from her hand[/ex] 3) to pass without having been acted upon or used …

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  • 20 slip — I. /slɪp / (say slip) verb (slipped or, Archaic, slipt, slipped, slipping) –verb (i) 1. to pass or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide: water slips off a smooth surface. 2. to slide suddenly and involuntarily, as on a smooth surface; to lose one… …

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