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crawl

verb

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1 to move slowly with the body close to the ground
  • the time we had to crawl through a narrow passageway from one cave to another

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2 to move slowly
  • the weekend traffic on the road to the beach just crawled

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4 to be copiously supplied
  • something must be up, as city hall is crawling with reporters

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crawl

noun

Synonyms of crawl (Entry 2 of 2)

as in delay, slowdown

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The first known use of crawl was in the 14th century

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“Crawl.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crawl. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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