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Kate concludes that Jeanette may be a creep but that she would be an innocent one.

The nurse returns with, of all things, “Sabbath’s Theater,” Philip Roth’s sexually explicit work about an aging, suicidal creep.

Between the labor-intensive work and that superficial creep factor, making miniatures can be solitary or even ostracizing.

They must slow the creep of mortality until the last possible moment, at which point they abruptly pivot from healers to consolers.

We can start by refusing to make or use any more digital shackles, and by refusing to let their creep extend one inch—or one use case—further.

Another acquaintance described Seevakumaran as “a creep,” who would “constantly hit on women.”

It distorts more and more every day of the month, every year, due to the slow effects of fault creep.

But generational differences soon creep in, threatening to pull the two couples apart.

Of course my very first words to that creep had been, “Which way to the mechanical sharks?”

As the price of gas continues to creep up, it is helpful to find ways to reduce fuel costs.

He listened to tales of the Igorrotes, who live in huts like beehives and creep into them like insects.

It was some minutes before the children dared to creep out of the bushes again.

There, in broad daylight, I saw Maloney deliberately creep closer to the fire and heap the wood on.

Don't let the idea creep into your head, that I am going to give you a dull and sleepy essay on music.

I am too sore and bruised to be thankful; I feel, sometimes, as if I could creep into a dark corner and cry my heart out.


On this page you'll find 59 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to creep, such as: glide, inch, lurk, slink, slither, and snake.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.