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Deneen believes that conservatism is in a “defensive crouch” — and has been so “since its rise in the 20th century.”
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It moves in a half crouch, dragging one knee along the ground.
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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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So there she sat, ready to crouch down into her hiding-place, if she heard a noise from her enemy.
STORIES ABOUT ANIMALS: WITH PICTURES TO MATCHFRANCIS C. WOODWORTH
He was then some way ahead of me, but I saw him drop to the ground and crouch there, crying aloud for pleasure like a child.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME XXIROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
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WORDS RELATED TO CROUCH

  • avoided
  • balked
  • blanched
  • blenched
  • blinked
  • cowered
  • cringed
  • crouched
  • drew back
  • ducked
  • eluded
  • escaped
  • eschewed
  • evaded
  • fled
  • quailed
  • receded
  • recoiled
  • retired
  • retreated
  • shirked
  • shrank
  • shunned
  • started
  • swerved
  • withdrew
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