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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of slither.

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Examples

  • They crept and crawled, oozed and slithered from the clay, prickly spiders and sneaky snakes and pesky lizards darting from th ... read more crafts

    The New World Mexican Women of Tecalpulco, Mexico

  • They crept and crawled, oozed and slithered from the clay, prickly spiders and sneaky snakes and pesky lizards darting from the dark wet dough, turtles swimming to its surface, bug-eyed devils rising from the mud, all brought to life by the magic touch of Antonia Cruz Rafael.

    Antonia Cruz Rafael: the ceramics of Ocumicho, Michoacan

  • What is one to say of the manhood or honour of the men who spent their days denouncing the policy of Conciliation in Ireland, but who, when they went across the Atlantic, and wanted to coax the money out of the exiles 'pockets, spoke the sort of stuff that Mr O'Connor so soothingly "slithered" out at New York?

    Ireland Since Parnell

  • Instead I slithered down 15ft of crag into, luckily, a pile of leaf mould; to emerge abashed but otherwise unscathed, as Maisy scampered past whirling aloft the one item by which I might have been dragged bodily upwards to safety, namely her skipping rope.

    Country diary: Lake District

  • Her arms slithered under mine and pulled my back against her belly.

    The Mouths of Babes

  • One evening while the woman snored a jealous rattlesnake slithered up the transparent crystal.

    The Perfidy Peckers

  •  He slithered over and dropped the body at her feet and cried for praise, and she picked up the offering in a kitchen towel that she unslung from her shoulder and whisked out the door to dispose of the package.

    Old Egg

  • Ordering a cup of coffee with plenty of creamer she slithered onto the bench seat.

    Phantasmagoria

  •            We slithered up onto the bank with the mud making a sucking, squishing noise, and lay there panting and alive like two muscles in the primal touch of night air, with the odor of the organic world around us.

    Lynda, The First

  • On dinosaur legs she slithered, tail extending half the block.

    Women Making Love to Monsters

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