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bellying

verb
present participle of belly

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1 to extend outward beyond a usual point
  • the sails slowly bellied as the wind picked up

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2 to move slowly with the body close to the ground
  • recruits were forced to belly over the obstacle course under simulated enemy fire

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“Bellying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bellying. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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