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To be or feel as if swarming or covered with moving things:
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  1. To be or feel as if swarming or covered with moving things:
  2. To move or go slowly or feebly
  3. To move slowly on the hands and knees or by dragging the body along the ground; creep:
To walk with a sliding or shuffling gait:
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  1. To walk with a sliding or shuffling gait:
  2. To move or slide by twisting or undulating the body over a surface, as in the manner of a snake.
  3. To slip or slide on or as on a slope with a loose or broken surface
To make twisting or turning movements; contort the body, as in agony; squirm
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  1. To make twisting or turning movements; contort the body, as in agony; squirm
  2. To cause to twist or turn; contort
  3. To move with a twisting or contorted motion:
To go or move in a quiet, stealthy way.
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  1. To go or move in a quiet, stealthy way.
  2. To move, give, take, or put in a quiet, stealthy manner:
  3. To move quietly and stealthily so as to avoid being seen or heard; go furtively
To move, put, carry, or convey surreptitiously or stealthily (in, into, from, away, etc.)
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  1. To move, put, carry, or convey surreptitiously or stealthily (in, into, from, away, etc.)
  2. (Baseball) To gain (a base) safely without the help of a hit, walk, or error, usually by running to it from another base while the pitch is being delivered
  3. (Baseball) To steal a base.
To give birth to prematurely:
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  1. To give birth to prematurely:
  2. To move in a quiet furtive manner; sneak:
  3. To move in a quiet, furtive, or sneaking manner, as from fear, guilt, etc.; sneak
To form or put an edge on; provide an edge for
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  1. To form or put an edge on; provide an edge for
  2. To put a border or edge on:
  3. To trim the edge of
To move or go slowly or feebly
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  1. To move or go slowly or feebly
  2. To be or feel as if swarming or covered with moving things:
  3. To move slowly on the hands and knees or by dragging the body along the ground; creep:
(--- Baseball) To drop down from a running into a lying or diving position when approaching a base so as to avoid being tagged out.
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  1. (--- Baseball) To drop down from a running into a lying or diving position when approaching a base so as to avoid being tagged out.
  2. To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
  3. To move along in constant frictional contact with some surface or substance
To drag or pull lengthwise, especially to drag with a rope or chain.
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  1. To drag or pull lengthwise, especially to drag with a rope or chain.
  2. To move in a sinuous or gliding manner:
  3. To clear obstructions from (a pipe, drain, etc.) by means of a snake
A destructive computer program that copies itself over and over until it fills all of the storage space on a computer's hard drive or on a network.
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  1. A destructive computer program that copies itself over and over until it fills all of the storage space on a computer's hard drive or on a network.
  2. Any of various invertebrate animals having a soft, long body that is round or flattened and usually lacks limbs. The term worm is used variously to refer to the segmented worms (or annelids, such as the earthworm), roundworms (or nematodes), flatworms (or platyhelminths), and various other groups.
  3. To move in a manner suggestive of a worm.
To descend with little or no engine power, using airflow to control lift
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  1. To descend with little or no engine power, using airflow to control lift
  2. To cause to move or pass smoothly, silently, or imperceptibly:
  3. To flow or move smoothly and easily, as in skating
To hang out or wait around a location, preferably without drawing attention to oneself.
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  1. To hang out or wait around a location, preferably without drawing attention to oneself.
  2. To stay hidden, ready to spring out, attack, etc.; lie in wait
  3. To move furtively
To seek about or search for something busily and stealthily
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  1. To seek about or search for something busily and stealthily
  2. (Obs.) To tear or rend as a cat does a mouse
  3. A hand-held input device that is moved about on a flat surface to direct the cursor on a computer screen. It also has buttons for activating computer functions. The underside of a mechanical mouse contains a rubber-coated ball that rotates as the mouse is moved; optical sensors detect the motion and move the screen pointer correspondingly. An optical mouse is cordless and uses reflections from an LED to track the mouse's movement over a special reflective mat which is marked with a grid that acts as a frame of reference.
To roam through stealthily, as in search of prey or plunder:
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  1. To roam through stealthily, as in search of prey or plunder:
  2. To roam about furtively, as in search of prey or loot
  3. To rove furtively or with predatory intent:
To shy away from a definite commitment or from decisive action
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  1. To shy away from a definite commitment or from decisive action
  2. To move with stealth or caution, like a cat
  3. To move stealthily or cautiously.
(Chiefly Brit.) To avoid work or responsibility; shirk; malinger
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  1. (Chiefly Brit.) To avoid work or responsibility; shirk; malinger
  2. To conceal oneself; to hide
  3. To move or lurk about in a stealthy, craven, or sinister manner; slink
(--- Baseball) To drop down from a running into a lying or diving position when approaching a base so as to avoid being tagged out.
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  1. (--- Baseball) To drop down from a running into a lying or diving position when approaching a base so as to avoid being tagged out.
  2. To move quietly and smoothly; glide
  3. To move in this manner on a sled, the feet, etc. in contact with a smooth surface, esp. snow or ice
To give birth to prematurely:
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  1. To give birth to prematurely:
  2. To move in a quiet furtive manner; sneak:
  3. To move in a quiet, furtive, or sneaking manner, as from fear, guilt, etc.; sneak
To move smoothly, easily, and quietly:
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  1. To move smoothly, easily, and quietly:
  2. To go, move, pass, etc. smoothly, quickly, or easily
  3. To release, loose, or unfasten:
To pull with quick jerks.
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  1. To pull with quick jerks.
  2. (Informal) To pull quickly
  3. To clear obstructions from (a pipe, drain, etc.) by means of a snake
To go or move in a quiet, stealthy way.
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  1. To go or move in a quiet, stealthy way.
  2. To move quietly and stealthily so as to avoid being seen or heard; go furtively
  3. To move, give, take, or put in a quiet, stealthy manner:
To move, put, carry, or convey surreptitiously or stealthily (in, into, from, away, etc.)
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  1. To move, put, carry, or convey surreptitiously or stealthily (in, into, from, away, etc.)
  2. To get, take, or give slyly, surreptitiously, or without permission
  3. (Baseball) To gain (a base) safely without the help of a hit, walk, or error, usually by running to it from another base while the pitch is being delivered
To work as a detective.
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  1. To work as a detective.
  2. To sneak or go about quietly, as a detective; act with stealth
  3. To move about stealthily; sneak.
To move or act in an abjectly servile manner
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  1. To move or act in an abjectly servile manner
  2. To be or feel as if swarming or covered with moving things:
  3. To move slowly on the hands and knees or by dragging the body along the ground; creep:
To bring (a subject) into conversation, a piece of writing, etc. unnecessarily or as if by force
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  1. To bring (a subject) into conversation, a piece of writing, etc. unnecessarily or as if by force
  2. A force acting on a moving body, opposite in direction to the movement of the body, caused by the interaction of the body and the medium it moves through. The strength of drag usually depends on the velocity of the body. &diamf3; Drag caused by buildup of pressure in front of the moving body and a decrease in pressure behind the body is called pressure drag . It is an important factor in the design of aerodynamically efficient shapes for cars and airplanes. &diamf3; Drag caused by the viscosity of the medium as the molecules along the body's surface move through it is called skin drag or skin friction . It is an important factor in the design of efficient surface materials for cars, airplanes, boat hulls, skis, and swimsuits.
  3. (Computers) To move (a pointing device, such as a mouse) while pressing down on one of its buttons.
To move or cause to move slowly or by small degrees:
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  1. To move or cause to move slowly or by small degrees:
  2. A unit of length in the US Customary System equal to1 /12 of a foot (2.54 centimeters).
  3. To move by inches or degrees; move very slowly
To move slowly on the hands and knees or by dragging the body along the ground; creep:
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  1. To move slowly on the hands and knees or by dragging the body along the ground; creep:
  2. To be or feel as if swarming or covered with moving things:
  3. To move or go slowly or feebly
A set of letters or figures that move across, up, or down a movie or television screen, usually giving information, such as film credits or weather alerts.
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  1. A set of letters or figures that move across, up, or down a movie or television screen, usually giving information, such as film credits or weather alerts.
  2. The action of moving slowly on the hands or knees or dragging the body along the ground.
  3. An extremely slow pace:
(Idiomatic) A very slow pace.
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