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synonyms for on all fours

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

antonyms for on all fours

MOST RELEVANT
  • standing
  • upright
  • vertical
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How to use on all fours in a sentence

He had discovered that the all-glorious boast of Spain was not exempt from the infirmities of common men.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Naturally the conversation fell on the all-absorbing topic of the day and the object of his mission.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
English influence was all-powerful at Lisbon and the new envoy had not the talent to counteract it.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Could the government of the country be now carried on upon principles that were all-powerful twenty—or even fewer—years ago?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Kingston-on-Thames is still provincial in appearance, though now the centre of a great growth of modern suburbs.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Besides the districts mentioned, tobacco is grown largely in that of Frankfort-on-the Oder.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The party left their horses, put black frocks over their armour, and crept forward on all fours like cattle.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
From Leamington to London was nearly an all-day's run, although the distance is only one hundred miles.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
I've no doubt that they've taught him something about—er—bombs and—er—which end a revolver goes off, and how to form fours.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ON ALL FOURS

  • 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.