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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

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And then the nation can turn its attention to another threat to the nation's children, an armual threat that has silently crept up on the nation, as stealthily as the most insidious Arab terrorist.
In one 18-month period, Brookes noted, OMB's official five-year deficit forecast crept up from $62.3 billion to $1.09 trillion, a 1,644 percent increase!
But as government salaries crept up in the seventies and eighties, pensions also kept on creeping.
345-365 quote and move the price to 350-370, while the price of Matthew Hayden's runs and 50-ups also crept up five points with IG.