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crawling

adjective

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crawling

verb
present participle of crawl

Synonyms & Antonyms of crawling (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Crawling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crawling. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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