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noun as in goose bumps

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Similarly, the miniature’s ability to reflect and, simultaneously, distort our reality can give us the creeps.

From creeps and trolls to hoaxes and hackers, these are the things that made us want to say sayonara to the Interwebs this year.

As dusk approaches, a fog creeps up the slope of the mountain and swallows the sprawling city below—just like Pablo promised.

There is a slightly more political bent to the movies, and we all have a political point of view, and it creeps into the films.

When the mission becomes murky, and operations slow, bureaucracy creeps in to fill the gaps.

Thank smartphones and Twitter for exposing the secret misogynistic side of two very rich and powerful creeps this week.

It creeps into every detail; it infects the minutest affairs of life as well as the greatest concerns.

A cold doubt creeps into the experimental mind of Aristotle, with all his learning and his logic.

The more I think about it—why, if Millie hadnt got the creeps and run away, Inga never would have known where we were.

But when the fight is done, and darkness creeps around, he stretches forth his limbs in the tent and calls for love.'

Still hesitating as to our next move, we stand there in the white glare, while a sensation of strange unreality creeps over us.


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On this page you'll find 390 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to creeps, such as: angst, apprehension, concern, disquiet, doubt, and dread.

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