5 letter words ending in AWL

The following list contains 6 five letter words in English

5 letter words ending in AWL in English

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Common 5 letter words ending in AWL with meaning

Definition of Crawl

Part of speech: verb

Definition: to move slowly on hands and knees or with the body close to the ground; to advance slowly or with difficulty.

Pronunciation: US: /krɑːl/; UK: /krɔːl/

Origin and Usage: The word "crawl" originated from the Old Norse word "krafla" which means "to claw." It has been used in the English language since the 14th century. The word has been used to describe the movement of animals, such as insects, reptiles, and mammals, as well as humans. It is commonly associated with the movement of babies and toddlers, who learn to crawl before they can walk.

Synonyms: creep, slither, slide, inch, shuffle, drag

Related Words: slink, skulk, sneak, scuff, scold

Example Sentences:

  • The baby is learning to crawl.
  • The injured hiker had to crawl back to the trailhead.
  • The traffic on the highway was crawling along at a snails pace.
  • The spider crawled across the ceiling.
  • She had to crawl through the narrow tunnel to escape the cave.
Heres the dictionary-style entry for "spawl": Spawl 1. Parts of Speech

Noun, verb

2. Definitions

Noun: a fragment or piece that has been broken off or detached from something larger

Verb: to break or detach a fragment or piece from something larger

3. Pronunciations

US: /spɔl/

UK: /spɔːl/

4. Origin and Usage

The word "spawl" is believed to have originated from Middle English "spalle," meaning "splinter" or "chip." It is primarily used in informal or regional contexts, and is more commonly used in British English than American English. While it is not a commonly used word, it can be found in literature and poetry.

5. Synonyms

Fragment, chip, splinter, shard, piece

6. Related Words

Small, brawl, crawl, sprawl, trawl

7. Example Sentences

Noun: The spawl of wood lay scattered across the forest floor.

Verb: The carpenter used a hammer to spawl off a small piece from the edge of the board.