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crouch

verb

Synonyms of crouch

to lie low with the limbs close to the body
  • the cat crouched in the bushes, waiting for the right moment to pounce on the chipmunk

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

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“Crouch.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crouch. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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