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Bernard: With Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, people finally became accustomed to reading subtitles.

Then for the first time, I noticed a man crouching there in the shadow.

He looped around in the grass, flanking the mine mouth, slow, quiet now, crouching a little.

Every time the minute was up, the phone would beep, which was excruciating for the person crouching by a door vent.

The French designer presented a hoop-skirt gown that was turned up to reveal four little girls crouching underneath.

Then crouching low, he crossed the room to where the strainer top of the sewer drain was placed in the concrete floor.

It is the picture of a girl, crouching in a kneeling position, all the agony of death showing clearly in her upturned eyes.

It means—'crouching down very closely on account of the pain.'

The Great Dane, crouching close and snarling, watched him as a cat watches a mouse.

With racing pulses, he lifted his eyes and saw a huge dog crouching in the path before him.


On this page you'll find 43 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crouching, such as: cowardly, obsequious, and submissive.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.