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synonyms for crept

  • 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 crept in a sentence

Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
All felt strangely as if something evil had crept into their lives, and their excitement was great.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
A sense of inferiority crept over him, as on the first day of his arrival at Alexandria.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The leaves were motionless, the river crept past without a murmur, the dark hills rose out of the distant desert like a wave.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Finally, his predicament became so awkward that an expression of distress crept into his face.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Though she was warmly wrapped in a soft rug of silvery fur, a chill crept into her heart.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
"He wouldn't be likely to notice you if you crept along the bottom of a furrow," Mr. Blackbird assured Grandfather Mole.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The shadows lengthened and crept out like stealthy, grotesque monsters across the grass.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Some who were wounded but not killed, a few children who crept under the garments of their dead mothers, lived until the morning.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
A chill, sinister feeling crept over me, but I kept my gaze fixed steadily in the same direction.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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