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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 ?
No; she understood, and, after waiting awhile, she rose and crept from the hut, her blanket in her hand.
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.
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.
Polynesia crept in, very softly, and got under the bed.
They crept close to the village before we knew that they were about, and then, with many shouts, they rushed in upon us, shooting down men, and women, and children.
He took the lamp from the table and crept upstairs.
Irresistibly attracted, I crept to the door and peeped into the kitchen.