What is another word for crawling?

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Adjective
Moving or proceeding at less than the normal, desirable, or required speed
“… the crawling pace of the narrative is really frustrating.”
Adjective
Abounding
Verb
Present participle for move forward on the hands and knees or by dragging the body close to the ground
“To retrieve the wounded it was necessary to move forward by foot or crawl under intense fire cover.”
Verb
Present participle for behave obsequiously or ingratiatingly in the hope of gaining someone's favour
“It was always her way to come back crawling to him.”
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Present participle for to be copiously supplied
“The place was crawling with gun-toting security men.”
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Present participle for to move slowly
“… the weekend traffic on the road to the beach just crawled.”
Verb
Present participle for to move or act slowly
“… the deadline is fast approaching, so this is no time to crawl.”
Verb
Present participle for to creep
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