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synonyms for inching

  • dragging
  • crawling
  • groveling
  • hobbling
  • shambling
  • shuffling
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • slithering
  • sneaking
  • squirming
  • worming
  • writhing
  • barely moving
  • moving slowly
  • on all fours

antonyms for inching

MOST RELEVANT
  • standing
  • upright
  • vertical
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How to use inching in a sentence

Place the buns onto parchment paper on a baking tray, leaving about a fourth inch between each one.
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The company does fill cracks wider than a ¼ inch with liquid crack filler, but for narrower cracks, it just coats the surface with sealer, which seals out water but doesn’t make them disappear.
WHY IS IT SO EXPENSIVE TO PATCH AN ASPHALT DRIVEWAY?JEANNE HUBERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In a recent example, a team of scientists led by Samsung’s Won-Jae Joo and Stanford’s Mark Brongersma published a paper in Science describing a new meta-OLED display that can pack in 10,000 pixels per inch with room to scale.
NEW DISPLAY PACKS 10,000 PPI AND COULD PAINT STUNNING VR WORLDSJASON DORRIERNOVEMBER 1, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
From here, slide your right hand forward around 12 inches, then your left hand.
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Oftentimes when these experiences happen in our lives, we are analyzing every single inch of a problem and we don’t have a long-term perspective, because we lose that in the emotional state of chaos.
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By melting polar ice sheets and making the ocean expand as it warms, human-caused warming has raised the global average sea level between eight and nine inches since the preindustrial era.
‘IT’S A SEA CHANGE’: HOW CLIMATE WENT FROM THE BACK BURNER TO A CENTRAL ISSUE IN THIS YEAR’S DEBATESBRADY DENNISOCTOBER 22, 2020WASHINGTON POST
It helps offset any instability created by the three inches of additional height.
INSIDE MY CUSTOM TOYOTA LAND CRUISER BUILDWES SILEROCTOBER 15, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Its anodized aluminum body stretches to 13 by 20 inches and ensures quick and even heating, and the small lip around the edge keeps your ingredients from falling over the sides.
THESE PIECES OF KITCHEN GEAR MAKE EXCELLENT GIFTSPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
On startup, the Cullinan automatic lifts an inch and a half, providing a touch more ground clearance, permitting it to ford streams as deep as 21 inches without risk of the engine inhaling water.
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The bullet passed inches from her heart and permanently damaged nerves in her arm.
TRANSGENDER WOMAN OPENS RESOURCE CENTER IN NORFOLKSTEPH PURIFOYSEPTEMBER 21, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
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WORDS RELATED TO INCHING

  • barely moving
  • crawling
  • dragging
  • groveling
  • hobbling
  • inching
  • moving slowly
  • on all fours
  • shambling
  • shuffling
  • skulking
  • slinking
  • slithering
  • sneaking
  • squirming
  • worming
  • writhing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.