sliding


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sliding

[′slīd·iŋ]
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I was not wilfully wrong except in sliding down the banisters.
The antelope sprang away almost instantly; but instantly, too, the coiled rope, with its sliding noose, flew through the air above him.
The bullet did its work; it hit the animal, and, sliding off the rounded surface, was lost in two miles depth of sea.
As I did so I heard some of the packing-cases behind me go sliding down and smash together with a clatter of glass on the floor of the shed.
But my mind was already in revolution; my guesses and impressions were slipping and sliding to a new adjustment.
He came sliding down the rubbish and crept beside me in the darkness, inarticulate, gesticulating, and for a moment I shared his panic.
I heard the rushing click of the midship-engine-lever sliding in and out, the low growl of the lift-shunts, and, louder than the yelling winds without, the scream of the bow-rudder gouging into any lull that promised hold for an instant.
Wyatt's three rooms were in the after-cabin, which was separated from the main one by a slight sliding door, never locked even at night.
The view was charming in the extreme, and as no man or beast was to be seen that might threaten my new-found liberty, I slid over the edge of the bluff, and half sliding, half falling, dropped into the delightful valley, the very aspect of which seemed to offer a haven of peace and security.