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  • v. fall or sink heavily


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  • "Ketch holt, an 'I'lI set tight while you slide down the roof," whispers he.

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • An 'he slide down little, an' holler: ` Devil's got a hol 'o' my coat-tails; devil tryin 'to drag me down!


  • He let his hand slide down and nudge her blouse off her shoulder as she ever-so-slowly unbuttoned it.


  • Then, filled with terror, Rachel felt them begin their dead slide down the other side and out onto the final plateau … the last eighty feet of the Milne Glacier.

    Deception Point

  • She must have hit it midspine, for her arms flew out spasmodically, the sword in her hand flipped away, her face went dull with momentary shock, as she began to slide down the wall toward unconsciousness.

    A Bob Lee Swagger eBook Boxed Set

  • “Bachao save me,” she begged in her mind, even as she began to slide down inexorably.

    A Book of Miracles

  • Nex ', he slide down some mo' an 'holler, ` Leggo my coat-tails, ole devil!


  • That rebel then died with a pistol bullet in his brain, hurled back in a spray of bright blood to slide down beside the Bosun's mate.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • I let the oysters slide down my throat, the foie gras poêlé deliquesce onto my tongue.

    Dreaming in French

  • She felt a chunk of unchewed carrot slide down the back of her tongue and lodge in her windpipe.



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