Contestants in the Miss India pageant are gliding across a stage in Mumbai, eyes shining.
But Tom Boswell makes it all look easy, gliding between the seasons with appreciation and acerbic wit.
He was gliding into rallies like a rock star as thousands of people waited in freezing weather to see him.
The game consists of flooding the bathroom with water, hiking up your skirt, and then gliding over the stream.
The world economy is gliding past crises and the markets have got their mojo back.
And now, all conscious of its victory, it pauses for awhile, or gliding gently onward murmurs its own song of glory.
The canoe was gliding along near the shore, as the father gave these instructions, reclining upon his mat.
But we were coming down, gliding down on a long angle, with the engine giving a spasmodic kick.
Buoyant birch canoes, driven by the paddles of gayly-dressed men and women, were gliding swiftly in all directions.
Some of the pirate vessels had their sails hoisted, and were gliding out of the bay.
Old English glidan "move along smoothly and easily, glide, slip, slide" (class I strong verb, past tense glad, past participle gliden), from West Germanic *glidan "to glide" (cf. Old Saxon glidan, Old Frisian glida, German gleiten). Related: Glided; gliding. Strong past tense form glid persisted into 20c. The noun is attested 1580s, from the verb.