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See definition of crouching on Dictionary.com
  • as incringing
  • as inobsequious

synonyms for crouching

  • cowardly
  • obsequious
  • submissive
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How to use crouching in a sentence

Then crouching low, he crossed the room to where the strainer top of the sewer drain was placed in the concrete floor.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It is the picture of a girl, crouching in a kneeling position, all the agony of death showing clearly in her upturned eyes.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
It means—'crouching down very closely on account of the pain.'
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
The Great Dane, crouching close and snarling, watched him as a cat watches a mouse.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
With racing pulses, he lifted his eyes and saw a huge dog crouching in the path before him.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Surely a spoiled old man-child like the crouching figure yonder would exhaust the forbearance of Jizo Sama himself!
THE DRAGON PAINTERMARY MCNEIL FENOLLOSA
He leaped to the side of the crouching pilot, but his outstretched hands that clutched at the control stopped motionless in air.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
Crouching as if I had given her a blow, she put her two hands out, shrieking faintly: 'Not that!
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
Round the principal fire several Chiefs were crouching and smoking silently.
THE BORDER RIFLESGUSTAVE AIMARD
As they flew, each rider swung lightly forward, lance level with thigh, shield over the crouching chest.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CROUCHING

  • cowardly
  • crouching
  • obsequious
  • submissive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.