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slither

slith·er

slither

 
 
pronunciation:
slI thr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: slithered, slithering, slithers
definition 1: to move by twisting and sliding along a surface.
The snake slithered across the road.
definition 2: to move in a sliding, unsteady fashion.
He slithered down the steep embankment.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to cause to slide or slither.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a sliding motion.
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derivation: slithery (adj.)