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inched

verb
past tense of inch

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1 to advance gradually beyond the usual or desirable limits
  • every year the water inches further up the embankments, threatening to permanently engulf the island city

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2 to move slowly
  • the car inched carefully across the snow-covered causeway

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The first known use of inched was in 1605

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“Inched.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inched. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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