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Today's Word "Crabwise"

In a cautious or roundabout manner on

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crabwise \KRAB-wyz\ (adjective) - 1 : Sideways. 2 : In a cautious or roundabout manner.

"Always cautious and slow to move in new directions, Esther's company was moving crabwise towards modernity."

 

From the sideways movement of crabs.

 

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