crawling


crawling
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Creeping]
Syn. moving slowly, dragging, on hands and knees; see creeping 1 .
2. [Abounding]
Syn. overrun, swarming, teeming; see jammed 2 , plentiful 1 .

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