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slither

Pronunciation: /ˈslɪðər; ˈslɪðə(r)/

Translation of slither in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [snake] deslizarse* the car slithered to a halt el coche patinó hasta detenerse we slithered down the slope nos resbalamos por la pendiente
    Example sentences
    • A variety of snakes twisted and slithered across his shoulders down to his fingertips as if they had a life of their own.
    • The ship seems to slither and move as if it's alive.
    • Then, above our heads soared three eagles, and not long after, an adder slithered calmly between our feet.

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