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    Smile crawl/climb up

    Theresa watched the beetle crawl/climb up the wall.



    Do both crawl and climb work in the above wording? If yes, what is the slight variance in meaning? Thanks.


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    Re: crawl/climb up

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Theresa watched the beetle crawl/climb up the wall.



    Do both crawl and climb work in the above wording? If yes, what is the slight variance in meaning? Thanks.
    Yup. 'crawl' might, for some people, give it more of a creepy feel.

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    Re: crawl/climb up

    Quote Originally Posted by riverkid View Post
    Yup. 'crawl' might, for some people, give it more of a creepy feel.
    Thanks, riverkid.
    Besides a creepy feel, I also sense a slow flavor, right?

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    Re: crawl/climb up

    Quote Originally Posted by angliholic View Post
    Thanks, riverkid.
    Besides a creepy feel, I also sense a slow flavor, right?
    Angli,

    You are correct! Spiderman 'climbs' while a slow moving bug 'crawls'!

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    Re: crawl/climb up

    Thanks, Amigos.
    Got it.

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