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Synonyms for creep

crawl

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sneak

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creep to someone

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  • grovel to
  • pander to
  • suck up to
  • kiss someone's ass
  • brown-nose
  • scrape to
  • kowtow to
  • fawn on
  • toady to
  • truckle to
  • insinuate yourself with

give someone the creeps

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Synonyms for creep

to move along in a crouching or prone position

to advance slowly

to experience a repugnant tingling sensation

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a very slow rate of speed

Synonyms for creep

someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric

a slow longitudinal movement or deformation

a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but adults cannot

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a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body

move slowly

to go stealthily or furtively

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grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)

show submission or fear

References in classic literature ?
While this met fully with Bududreen's plans he urged the man against any such act that he might have witnesses to prove that he not only had no hand in the crime, but had exerted his authority to prevent it; but when two of the men separated themselves from the party and crept toward the bungalow no force was interposed to stop them.
The moon had risen now, so that from the dark shadows of the palisade Muda Saffir and his savages watched the party with Bududreen squatting about the heavy chest, and saw the two who crept toward the house.
With drawn bow the ape-man crept stealthily toward his unsuspecting victim.
Tarzan slept until midnight, then he arose and crept into the Cimmerian blackness of the forest.
He staggered up on to his feet and crept back into the hut.
In the morning, after having had our sleep, we crept back to the fire.
He crept to it to revive himself, lifted the upper part of his body on his trembling arms, thrust forward his head and saw the reflection of his face, as in a mirror.
But when, at the monastery of Whitby, it was agreed that all should sing in turn, there was one among the circle around the fire who silently left his place and crept away, hanging his head in shame.
Ghostlike scents crept out of the meadows to meet us, and the fir wood before we came to the church was a living sweetness of Junebells growing in abundance.
After this speech was made, the old ones crept into their shells, and never more came out.
She crept up the back stairs and across the kitchen to her room, registering her thanksgiving that Sarah was asleep.
A cold feeling crept over him, and he trembled violently as he turned away.