Definitions

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  • adjective crawling, teeming

Etymologies

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a- +‎ crawl

Examples

  • The whole body was acrawl with life, and Tom King knew that it was a life that had never oozed its freshness out through the aching pores during the long fights wherein Youth paid its toll and departed not quite so young as when it entered.

    A PIECE OF STEAK

  • Nor will the eternal movelessness that is coming to me be made easier or harder by the sacrifices or selfishnesses of the time when I was yeasty and acrawl.

    Chapter 8

  • The whole body was acrawl with life, and Tom King knew that it was a life that had never oozed its freshness out through the aching pores during the long fights wherein Youth paid its toll and departed not quite so young as when it entered.

    A PIECE OF STEAK

  • He tested its balance almost unconsciously: lean too far to either side, and it slowed to acrawl.

    Achille's Choice

  • The floor was acrawl with small, furry, ratlike creatures.

    Alliance

  • Zorkagrad must be acrawl with Merseian undercover men.

    A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows

  • Ryeland ran, climbed, swung himself over the fence, ripped off his clothes, balled and hid them under a body and flung himself, naked and acrawl with revulsion, onto the heap of pale, cold corpses.

    Starchild Omnibus

  • Around it was a scaffolding of steel and aluminum, acrawl with tiny figures that manipulated minute, blue-white welding flames.

    The Space Merchants

  • Bassett, with his own eyes, saw color and colors transform into sound till the whole visible surface of the vast sphere was acrawl and titillant and vaporous with what he could not tell was color or was sound.

    The Red One

  • The whole body was acrawl with life, and Tom King knew that it was a life that had never oozed its freshness out through the aching pores during the long fights wherein Youth paid its toll and departed not quite so young as when it entered.

    A Piece of Steak

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