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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body; A very slow movement; A swimming stroke; Move slowly; Show submission or fear.

Usage examples (36)
  • They say you must learn to crawl before you can walk.
  • A crawl was all that the injured man could manage
  • They often don't know how to crawl
  • The traffic advanced at a crawl for more
Tutoring comment
  • He started to "crawl" (move on one's hands and knees along the ground) in the "kraal" (fenced enclosure for people or animals).
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