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inching

adjective

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inching

verb
present participle of inch

Synonyms & Antonyms of inching (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Inching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/inching. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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