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plural of creep

creeps

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verb

present tense third-person singular of creep
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as in encroaches
to advance gradually beyond the usual or desirable limits water crept slowly over the top of the tub and onto the floor

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as in snakes
to move slowly with the body close to the ground the kitten crept silently across the floor before suddenly pouncing on the mouse

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“Creeps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/creeps. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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