crawl

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Synonyms for crawl

creep

Synonyms

be crawling with something

Synonyms

  • be full of
  • teem with
  • be alive with
  • swarm with
  • be overrun with
  • be lousy with

crawl to someone

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Synonyms for crawl

to move along in a crouching or prone position

to advance slowly

to be abundantly filled or richly supplied

to experience a repugnant tingling sensation

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a very slow rate of speed

Synonyms for crawl

a very slow movement

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a swimming stroke

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

move slowly

feel as if crawling with insects

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be full of

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show submission or fear

swim by doing the crawl

References in classic literature ?
She overtook the bicycle, and they went together through the gates and by the highroad to the scene the old man had described.
Erskine had discreetly slipped away, and was in the road, tightening a screw in his bicycle.
The man on the bicycle was doubtless a member of those week-end parties at the Hall of which the publican had spoken, but who he was, or what he wanted, was as obscure as ever.
Holmes, you'll hardly believe it, but ever since that girl has been in my employment I never once let her go past this house, where I knew the rascals were lurking, without following her on my bicycle, just to see that she came to no harm.
He failed to observe that the type of motor-car, like the type of bicycle, was settling-down and losing its adventurous quality.
She would bicycle from the station, and is, I am sure, the first woman who has done it.
We had finished tea and she had gone up to her room to dress before Minora and her bicycle were got here.
The bicycle explains the disappearance of the murderer's big foot-prints," I said.
A few yards behind, Meekins had alighted from his bicycle and was standing waiting.
But it was something to Ralph to get any air at all, other than night-air, and the bicycle did the rest.
We found three or four grooms and idlers standing in the drive inspecting a bicycle which had been drawn out from a clump of evergreens in which it had been concealed.