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synonyms for crouch

  • bend
  • cower
  • grovel
  • huddle
  • hunch
  • kneel
  • squat
  • stoop
  • wince
  • bow
  • dip
  • duck
  • quail
  • quat
  • bend down
  • hunker down
  • scrooch down
See also synonyms for: crouched / crouching

antonyms for crouch

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  • straighten
  • face
  • meet
  • stretch
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He was practicing holding his body in a crouch, with his arms straight out behind, before jumping skis-and-all into the air.
U.S. SKI JUMPING IS LOOKING FOR MORE FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACESMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)FEBRUARY 18, 2022FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He bends down into the crouch that raisin farmers assume when they are about to examine their crop.
HOW WE DRAINED CALIFORNIA DRYMARK ARAXDECEMBER 16, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Deneen believes that conservatism is in a “defensive crouch” — and has been so “since its rise in the 20th century.”
THE INTELLECTUAL RIGHT’S WAR ON AMERICA’S INSTITUTIONSZACK BEAUCHAMPNOVEMBER 19, 2021VOX
It moves in a half crouch, dragging one knee along the ground.
AI IS LEARNING HOW TO CREATE ITSELFWILL DOUGLAS HEAVENMAY 27, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It’s the first time reinforcement learning has been used to teach a two-legged robot how to walk from scratch, including the ability to walk in a crouch and while carrying an unexpected load.
FORGET BOSTON DYNAMICS. THIS ROBOT TAUGHT ITSELF TO WALKWILL DOUGLAS HEAVENAPRIL 8, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
If there’s no boulder, get into a defensive crouch, putting your head in your hands and pulling your backpack up to cover the back of your head and neck.
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Now it seemed to crouch as though ready to spring, and I could hear the savage growling as of some beast of prey.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
I straightened out of my crouch, forced myself not to reveal what I had just seen.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
She continued to crouch on the steps, holding her breath and stiffening herself into complete immobility.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
He raised his saber in salute—the only fencing-movement he'd become proficient in—and jumped into a crouch.
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