(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. serpent, reptile, ophidian; snake in the grass, deceiver, double dealer. See animal, deception.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. reptile, serpent, vermin*; see rattlesnake .
Common snakes include: viper, asp, pit viper, moccasin, water moccasin, copperhead, rattlesnake, rattler, cottonmouth, sidewinder, black snake, bull snake, chicken snake, coachwhip snake, coral snake, fox snake, garter snake, gopher snake, king snake, milk snake, arrow snake, water snake, garden snake, green snake, rat snake, sea snake, boa, boa constrictor, cobra, aboma, adder, milk adder, puffing adder, blowing adder, puff adder, anaconda, python, death adder, krait, black mamba, green mamba, tiger snake, fer-de-lance.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
serpent, ophidian, viper, python, anaconda, boa constrictor, rattlesnake, coral snake, adder, cobra, garter snake.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To move sinuously: sinuate, slither, undulate. See MOVE. 2. To move or proceed on a repeatedly curving course: coil, corkscrew, curl, entwine, meander, spiral, twine, twist, weave, wind2, wreathe. See REPETITION, STRAIGHT. 3. To move along in a crouching or prone position: crawl, creep, slide, worm. See MOVE. 4. To move silently and furtively: creep, glide, lurk, mouse, prowl, pussyfoot, skulk, slide, slink, slip, sneak, steal. Slang: gumshoe. See MOVE.

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