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brachiate

[′bra·kē‚āt]
(botany)
Possessing widely divergent branches.
(zoology)
Having arms.
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The significance of the approach was that it allowed comparative quantification of the ecological context of locomotion (how much time a particular species spent in knuckle-walking, brachiating, vertical climbing, etc.
62) What appear on the surface as brachiating tributaries of transportation designed to connect and to accelerate become facilities for further communal conversations and leisure.
Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Roth, Michael Clarke Duncan, Paul Giamatti and many others (including, in his second brilliant, self-parodying cameo of the year, original ``Planet'' star Charlton Heston) transform themselves into sniffing, snarling, brachiating bundles of boundless physical amusement.