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The nurse returns with, of all things, “Sabbath’s Theater,” Philip Roth’s sexually explicit work about an aging, suicidal creep.
IN ‘THE LIVING SEA OF WAKING DREAMS,’ LAST-DITCH MEDICAL INTERVENTIONS ARE THEIR OWN HORROR STORYJAKE CLINEMAY 31, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Between the labor-intensive work and that superficial creep factor, making miniatures can be solitary or even ostracizing.
WHY 2020 WAS THE YEAR OF MINIATURESELEANOR CUMMINSJANUARY 1, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
They must slow the creep of mortality until the last possible moment, at which point they abruptly pivot from healers to consolers.
EMMA GLASS’S ‘REST AND BE THANKFUL’ POWERFULLY DESCRIBES WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A HEALTH-CARE WORKERPETE TOSIELLODECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
COVID-19 HAS LED TO A WORRISOME UPTICK IN THE USE OF ELECTRONIC ANKLE MONITORSAMY NORDRUMOCTOBER 8, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
There is, after all, a creep factor associated with a smartphone lens that can take pictures of people, or anything else, from so far away.
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He listened to tales of the Igorrotes, who live in huts like beehives and creep into them like insects.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
It was some minutes before the children dared to creep out of the bushes again.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
There, in broad daylight, I saw Maloney deliberately creep closer to the fire and heap the wood on.
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Don't let the idea creep into your head, that I am going to give you a dull and sleepy essay on music.
MIKE MARBLEUNCLE FRANK
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.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER

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