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glide

 
 
pronunciation:
glaId
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: glides, gliding, glided
definition: to move smoothly and without effort.
The hawk glided through the air.The skaters glided around the rink.
synonyms:
float
similar words:
coast, flow, sail, skate, skim, slide, slip, soar
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of gliding.
similar words:
slide
derivation: glidingly (adv.)
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