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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to move or drag oneself along the ground
“He began to slide along the ground like a snake.”
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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for 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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Present participle for to fit, or be fitted, into a slot
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Present participle for wriggle or twist the body from side to side, especially as a result of nervousness or discomfort
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Present participle for to brush against something, typically lightly and quickly
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Present participle for to drop or fall to, especially of an undesirable or notorious level or failure
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Present participle for to make an abrupt, unsteady, uncontrolled movement or series of movements
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Present participle for to walk, run, or dance with quick and light steps
Noun
The result of a slumping movement, like that of a mountain
Noun
To travel over snow on skis
Noun
The act or state of slipping, especially from a secure location
Adjective
That falls or fall
Adjective
Moving or leading towards a lower place or level
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