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Verb
To move smoothly along a surface while maintaining contact with it
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“He loved to get up speed, galloping, and then slide across the ice crouched on all four legs or seated on his rump.”
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To move or drag oneself along the ground
“He began to slide along the ground like a snake.”
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To lose one's footing (and slide or fall unintentionally)
“The guide warned us that it was all too easy to slide on the steep slopes during our hike.”
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To stream or trickle down, or along, a surface
“The tears slide down both cheeks as I try to push all thoughts aside.”
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To move stealthily or furtively
“Two men approach the parked diesel truck, look around furtively, slide into the cab, start the engine, and roar off into the darkness.”
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To change gradually to a worse condition or lower level
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“As of now, hardly anybody expects the economy to slide back into a recession.”
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To move slowly or stealthily in a given direction
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To place, fit, or push (something) into something else
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Wriggle or twist the body from side to side, especially as a result of nervousness or discomfort
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To brush against something, typically lightly and quickly
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To drop or fall to, especially of an undesirable or notorious level or failure
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To move in a feeble or unsteady way
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To walk, run, or dance with quick and light steps
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A fall or decline in value or quality
“It felt like part of a long, long slide down that slippery slope of obsolescence.”
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An inclined plane on which heavy bodies slide by the force of gravity
“Take the barrel, turn it onto its side, and then roll it down the slide to the castle wall.”
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An item of play equipment that children can climb up and then slide down again
“The park has swings and a big slide for kids, as well as spacious grassy picnic areas.”
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A mounted transparency, especially one placed in a projector for viewing on a screen
“He slid the slide into the projector before commenting on the projected image.”
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A state of decline or degeneration
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The act of lowering in amount
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An avalanche
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A water slide into a swimming pool
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A sloping position or movement
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A flexible or spring-loaded device for holding an object or objects together or in place
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