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  • v. Present participle of inch.

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Examples

  • The survey from Democratic-leaning automated pollster Public Policy Polling shows Manchin inching up to 50 percent, while Republican businessman John Raese trails at 44 percent.

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  • Another evening went by, and just as my deranged state had my fingers once again inching their way ominously toward my vulnerable mane, I happened upon something.

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  • They poised at the far corner of the room in a violent balance, and for a moment the bright blade forced the dark one back, the silvery glint of Bayard2s hundred-year-old sword inching closer and closer to the face of the enemy.

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  • Mahurin recalled inching closer, his wingtip within a few feet of the hulking B-24 cruising at 200 mph.

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  • I do think, though, that the polls we talked about earlier are showing McCain kind of inching up.

    CNN Transcript Aug 6, 2008

  • And the worst part of a hurricane, where the worst of the winds are, in the right front quadrant, it's right here, and that's kind of inching in towards the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

    CNN Transcript Aug 18, 2007

  • KAGAN: If, in fact, there is no baseball strike, and it looks like they're kind of inching that way, will you stick with baseball and will you still support the Atlanta Braves and your other favorite players and teams?

    CNN Transcript Aug 30, 2002

  • Of course, those were pre-Cold War and numbers, and so they shrunk but are now kind of inching back up again.

    CNN Transcript Dec 3, 2001

  • Does this suggest that the press is kind of inching back towards business as usual?

    CNN Transcript Nov 11, 2001

  • We are also aware of the tricks lenders use to ensure that customers pay them as much as possible - such as inching up interest rates and fees in the past year, for example.

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