How to use Inching in a sentence
He was unable to keep from inching forward.
Instead of inching his way back to Lydia he remained by the wrecked Jeep.
Shipton swung his ice ax again, inching up closer to Dean.
She sat heavily, inching towards the other woman for warmth.
She obeyed, inching towards the bench until she lay on her side, suspended by the harness above the seat by a few inches.Advertisement
After inching her way through the dark, her trembling hands reached a rough, stone wall.
The night was long and cold. Deidre slept, and Katie drifted between a fitful doze and her thoughts. Dawn crept across the jungle, peering first from the tangled branches overhead then inching through the trees. As soon as she could see well enough, Katie crawled to Deidre's feet. The woman continued to sleep, and Katie looked her over. She looked like any other college student in cargo pants and a light sweater. Deidre's long, flaxen hair was in a messy braid, and her skin was pale.
Deidre reached the group of demons. Rather than attack her, they parted, inching away from her. Speechless, Katie watched her approach. The demons fell silent, and even those fighting Gabe stopped.
Our politicians are slowly inching away from the old platitudes, too.
Much like the "smiley face" t shirt, forever apart of our cultural consciousness, and immortalized in the blockbuster smash Forrest Gump, the Three Wolf Moon T shirt, is inching towards that kind of stratosphere popularity.Advertisement
These are designed to guide you through the game's most challenging portions, inching you closer to their epic conclusions.
With current home mortgage rates inching up, mortgagees are anxious to lock in the rates while they are still low.
The top features Y-straps that guarantee support and posture, and a wide elastic chest band that keeps the top from inching up.