formicate


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formicate

(ˈfɔːmɪˌkeɪt)
vb (intr)
1. to crawl around like ants
2. to swarm with ants or other crawling things
[C17: from Latin formīcāre, from formīca ant]

formicate


Past participle: formicated
Gerund: formicating

Imperative
formicate
formicate
Present
I formicate
you formicate
he/she/it formicates
we formicate
you formicate
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Preterite
I formicated
you formicated
he/she/it formicated
we formicated
you formicated
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Present Continuous
I am formicating
you are formicating
he/she/it is formicating
we are formicating
you are formicating
they are formicating
Present Perfect
I have formicated
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we have formicated
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Past Continuous
I was formicating
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we were formicating
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Past Perfect
I had formicated
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we had formicated
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Future
I will formicate
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Future Perfect
I will have formicated
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Future Continuous
I will be formicating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been formicating
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we have been formicating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been formicating
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we will have been formicating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been formicating
you had been formicating
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we had been formicating
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Conditional
I would formicate
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we would formicate
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Past Conditional
I would have formicated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.formicate - crawl about like ants
crawl, creep - move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the riverbed"
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