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verb as in crawl along, usually on ground

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This was music that had to be crept up on, music to be learned from the ground up.

“It just crept up on me that the grace period is over,” Mulaney says about his subway-chase revelation that he was getting older.

At one point, my friends and I crept to my car with four giant kitchen knives in hand.

As dawned crept over the eastern hills, Taita Morales and the other shamans called us inside.

In the 60s, the top crept up, revealing the naval for the first time.

Drowned every few seconds by our tremendous salvoes, this more nervous noise crept back insistently into our ears in the interval.

All felt strangely as if something evil had crept into their lives, and their excitement was great.

A sense of inferiority crept over him, as on the first day of his arrival at Alexandria.

The leaves were motionless, the river crept past without a murmur, the dark hills rose out of the distant desert like a wave.

Finally, his predicament became so awkward that an expression of distress crept into his face.


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On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to crept, such as: slither, glide, slink, lurk, sneak, and tiptoe.

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