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Synonyms for crawling
crawl·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crawl, crawling, creep, creepingnoun

    a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body

    "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"

    Synonyms:
    crawl, creep, weirdo, weirdy, weirdie, front crawl, spook, creeping

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  1. crawlingadjective

    Synonyms:
    creeping, reptile, reptant, reptatorial, reptatory

  2. crawlingnoun

    Synonyms:
    creeping

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "crawling":

    creeping, exploration, groveling, browsing, navigation

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#5829exploration
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#18621creep
#22481crawling
#26337creeping
#50705weirdo
#51312spook
#172738groveling

How to use crawling in a sentence?

  1. Drew Hammill:

    Once again, House Republicans are crawling to the courts to relieve them of their responsibility to govern, republicans should stop wasting millions of taxpayer dollars suing the President, and start showing some seriousness for the security of the American people.

  2. Meryl Streep:

    …Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners. And if we kick them all out you’ll have nothing to watch but football and mixed martial arts, which are not the arts.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The wolf eats the lamb; the strong eats the weak. This is not God’s Order, because it lacks justice, ethics and goodness. This chaotic structure belongs to the evolution! Evolution is primitive and it lacks high intelligence; it moves ahead by crawling and it is faulty! He who calls this system as God’s Order openly insults God! We must know that God is not in this universe; He is somewhere else, somewhere where there is no evolution, where there is justice, ethics and goodness!

  4. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    I persist on praising not the life I lead, but that which I ought to lead. I follow it at a mighty distance, crawling.

  5. Keneiloe Molopyane:

    We were really put in very extreme situations, crawling through very tight tunnels, i've had my butt stuck, I've had my head stuck and it's a challenge not to panic -- but also, you learn a lot about yourself and inner strength in those conditions.


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