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synonyms for creeped

  • glide
  • inch
  • lurk
  • slink
  • slither
  • snake
  • sneak
  • tiptoe
  • wriggle
  • edge
  • grovel
  • gumshoe
  • insinuate
  • pussyfoot
  • scrabble
  • scramble
  • skulk
  • squirm
  • steal
  • worm
  • writhe
  • approach unnoticed
  • crawl on all fours
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How to use creeped in a sentence

Since 1984, he has stood each weekday in a suit behind a podium with a sheet of notes and delivered more than 400,000 clues, each a minor daily inoculation against the creep of lies — or whatever you want to call them.
REMEMBERING ALEX TREBEK, THE MAN WITH ALL THE ANSWERSOLIVER ROEDERNOVEMBER 9, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
I seed you a-stoopin' down aimin' at somethin', and I jist creeped along a little at a time to see what it was.
WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN EXPECTEDFRANK R. STOCKTON
Up area steps creeped ancient males and females to do what they had done years and years before.
THE RELIGIOUS LIFE OF LONDONJ. EWING RITCHIE
I creeped into the cave, with a candle, the way I used to do.
THE LIGHTNING CONDUCTOR DISCOVERS AMERICAC. N. (CHARLES NORRIS) WILLIAMSON AND A. M. (ALICE MURIEL) WILLIAMSON
Then I summoned almost superhuman strength, and creeped up the stairs and out into the court.
HOT CORN: LIFE SCENES IN NEW YORK ILLUSTRATEDSOLON ROBINSON
It was a joke, but it gave her a funny, creeped-out feeling.
MAKERSCORY DOCTOROW
And Uncle Dick chased it, and nen it unwinded itself and creeped under a big rock.
HER PRAIRIE KNIGHTB.M. SINCLAIR, AKA B. M. BOWER
It creeped and crawled among the wagons and carts and horses to Smithfield street.
EDITH AND JOHNFRANKLIN S. FARQUHAR
Every tree-stem I knew by touch of hand, and in my youth I had creeped into every hidie hole that would hold a squirrel.
THE MEN OF THE MOSS-HAGSS. R. CROCKETT
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