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kraw ling

  • n  a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
  • v  move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground
    The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed
  • v  feel as if crawling with insects
  • v  be full of
    The old cheese was crawling with maggots
  • v  show submission or fear
  • v  swim by doing the crawl; they often don't know how to crawl"
News & Articles

  • Police to hold active shooter training at Imlay City High School
    BY PHIL FOLEY 810-452-2616 • IMLAY CITY — Imlay City High School will be crawling with police from five departments Monday, but it’s all in the name of training. read more
    June 16, 2013 - The County Press
  • Not a banner year for Big Buck Contest
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- By all accounts, West Virginias woods last fall were crawling with nice bucks.Hunters couldnt stop talking about how many 8- to 10-point racks they were seeing. Biologists at Division of Natural Resources game-checking stations tal...
    June 16, 2013 - The Charleston Gazette
  • Q&A With Waze CEO Noam Bardin
    Google has spent the last several years crawling the web each day to help us find what we're looking for. In buying popular, crowd-sourced navigation service Waze this week for more than $1 billion, Google has just added another dimension to what it can search: the world around us.
    June 14, 2013 - Forbes

  • Charles Grassley in ABC News (blog)
    Sen. Chuck Grassley, the ranking Republican on the Finance Committee, said, "As expected, the administration has again failed to identify China as a currency manipulator. China recently allowed a modest crawling peg of its currency exchange rates,...
  • David Wells in
    I'd rather get eaten by a lion than get bitten by a snake,Wells said. "That's just an eerie thing because you're crawling in tall grass, so you're on all fours crawling, you don't know if one's right there."
  • Lance Armstrong in USA Today
    I came in better prepared, but perhaps I started faster than I wanted,Armstrong said. "I sort of got out there and realized I was either going to finish OK or be crawling home."

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