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slithery

/ (ˈslɪðərɪ) /
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adjective -ier or -iest

moving with a slithering motion
suggestive of a slithering creature

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
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  • How I am nauseated with sentiment and nobility, the macaroni slithery-slobbery mess of modern adorations.

    Sea and Sardinia|D. H. Lawrence
  • So we hastened to the stable yard and inspected the kennels, where the two mothers lay with their slithery tail-wagging broods.

    The Mountebank|William J. Locke
  • Then came the sound of a hearty greeting in a masculine voice, followed by a slithery sound of wet clothing.

  • Up we went another twenty yards, then another; but always to find that slithery rock-face mocking our efforts to outflank it.

    Unexplored Spain|Abel Chapman
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