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


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  • The silver familiar uncoiled from its role as a sedate neck circlet and icily eeled into my concealed cleavage.

    Silver Zombie

  • The Church itself has eeled around, prevaricated, temporized, made excuses for itself.

    Christ 1; Church 0

  • I was bored, and eeled my way under a low closet rail in my cousin's gaping closet, where I sat, hidden, and cranky.

    The WritingYA Weblog: Wicked Cool Overlooked Books: Betsy Byars and the Summer of YA

  • She spared a quick thought for the other captains, who would have improvised something, she was sure, as she eeled forward in a conduit just big enough for her and its intended contents on the slick, silent platform meant for just such contingencies.

    Command Decision

  • All the old men in the districk were wertuous & tockative, ad red stockins and i-eeled drab shoes, and beautiful snowy air.

    Novels by Eminent Hands

  • Warren had no answer for that, so he kissed her on the temple, more of a father's kiss than a husband's, and eeled out the door, his last look for the television, which he clearly yearned to turn off.

    Every Secret Thing

  • The mer eeled their way into mounds of rubble, and others suctioned their way up the outsides of buildings.


  • Shivering, she eeled up the bed and tried to retreat into the wall.

    Morgan’s Run

  • Caspar Harvey, noticing Kris's arrival, eeled his way, drink held high, until he could greet his guest within shouting distance in the throng.

    Second Wind

  • Tsamar and Shonu eeled through the bushes behind her.

    And Other Tales Of Valdemar


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