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snake

noun [C] uk   /sneɪk/ us  
A2 a reptile with a long body and no legs: He's terrified of being bitten by a snake. a snake bite snake venomReptile and amphibian names a snake (in the grass) an unpleasant person who cannot be trustedUnpleasant people in generalUnpleasant men

snake

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk   /sneɪk/ us  
to move along a route that includes a lot of twists or bends: The river snakes through some of the most spectacular countryside in France. The queue for tickets snaked all the way around the block.Bending, twisting and curving
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