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crouches

verb
present tense third-person singular of crouch

Synonyms of crouches

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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“Crouches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/crouches. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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