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To move slowly and carefully in order to avoid being heard or noticed
“Sometimes, when Josie knew no one would notice, she'd creep downstairs to the kitchen as quiet as a mouse and tiptoe out the back door when the cook wasn't looking.”
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To physically move slowly with one's torso or belly close to the ground
“I decided to creep under the bush to avoid being detected.”
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To move very slowly (towards something)
“Was it just me, or did April creep at a snail's pace?”
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To move or act at a slow or leisurely pace
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“Sasha and Maya creep behind the rest of the group while chatting leisurely about the latest in fashion.”
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To behave in a sycophantic manner towards someone with power or privilege
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“All you need to do is to creep to the boss and you will be fine.”
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To walk while shuffling or dragging the feet
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To intrude on someone else's territory, rights, business or personal affairs
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To move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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Spill over
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To drip or dribble down vertically (in drops)
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To depart quietly, without being noticed
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To experience, or cause to experience, a slight prickling or stinging sensation
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To extend or cause to extend in a particular direction
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Avoid, get out of responsibility
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To replace one's clothing
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A detestable person
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“Why did that little creep have to be right about everything?”
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A person who behaves obsequiously in the hope of advancement
“She is a sniveling little creep who sucks up to her superiors. She is so slimy and irritating.”
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A villainous, evil or unscrupulous person
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Something that is made larger by size or amount
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Someone that causes irritation or frustration
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A person in attendance at a royal court
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Slow pace
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A person with a disordered mental state, or seemingly so
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Adjective
Involving secret work within a community or organization, especially for the purposes of police investigation or espionage
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mumUK
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