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Adjective
Moving at a notably slow speed
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Densely filled or covered with
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Excessive in obsequious praise or flattery
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Infested with vermin
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Having or causing a tingling or itching sensation
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The debasement of oneself
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The act or state of toadying
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An uncomfortable sensation on the skin that causes a desire to scratch
Verb
Present participle for to move forward on the hands and knees or by dragging the body close to the ground
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“To retrieve the wounded it was necessary to move forward by foot or crawl under intense fire cover.”
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Present participle for behave obsequiously or ingratiatingly in the hope of gaining someone's favour
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“It was always her way to come back crawling to him.”
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Present participle for to teem, or be overrun or overflowing with
“The place was crawling with gun-toting security men.”
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Present participle for to move very slowly (towards something)
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Present participle for to move or act at a slow speed
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Present participle for to ingratiate oneself
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Present participle for to be humbled
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Present participle for twist and turn with quick writhing movements
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Present participle for to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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Present participle for express remorse, regret
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Wending your way
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Present participle for to walk while shuffling or dragging the feet
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Present participle for to drip or dribble down vertically (in drops)
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Present participle for to get to a location by any means of motion
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Present participle for to deprive of self-esteem, confidence, rank or status
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Present participle for be the site of or cause an itch
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Present participle for make way through water using arms, legs
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Present participle for make an emotional appeal
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Present participle for to cause a feeling of disgust or revulsion in
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Present participle for to move across or through a given point
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