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synonyms for crouched

  • bend
  • cower
  • grovel
  • huddle
  • hunch
  • kneel
  • squat
  • stoop
  • wince
  • bow
  • dip
  • duck
  • quail
  • quat
  • bend down
  • hunker down
  • scrooch down
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antonyms for crouched

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  • straighten
  • face
  • meet
  • stretch
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How to use crouched in a sentence

In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
At the word of command, the dog crouched down, his whole body quivering with excitement.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
They come to a halt suddenly, before a little huddling figure, with its face hidden in its arms, crouched beside a crooked rail.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
One of the gunmen who crouched on the floor of the rear compartment cursed quietly and without interruption for nearly a minute.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
She sat crouched up, with her face hidden in her hands, and the instant she was released, hastened back to Norman.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
He crouched, nerves and muscles tense, controled in spite of the torturous cloud of scalding vapor that pressed close to him.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
A poor old woman sat groaning over the fire, and two children crouched, half-clothed, on the bare floor.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
As the animal crouched at Bascomb's feet, his baleful eyes turned in the boy's direction, and he growled menacingly.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
A perfect torrent of thoughts assailed Henry as he sat crouched on the office steps.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
The latter crouched there, frozen, hanging onto his hat as if it were a hunk of dynamite.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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