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giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
creep
Definition:
To move as a serpent; crawl; move slowly or stealthily.

Synonyms:

adjective
undercover
stealth, under cover, hole-and-corner, under ground, sub-rosa.
noun
artifact
creep.
bore
deadhead, flat tire, head ache, tiresome person, deadheads, dull people, dull person.
cad
heel, lout, rotter, rounders, stinker, worm, WORMS, rotters, stinkers.
changes
adjustment, alteration, change, correction, effect, evolution, reform, transformation, trend, shake up.
crawl
edge, slink, slither, writhe, study at crawl, worm along.
creep
cower, crawl, crawling, creeping, cringe, fawn, grovel, grow over, mouse, pussyfoot, schmuck, sneak, spook, steal, weirdie, weirdo, weirdy.
event
creep.
meanie
meany, cruel person, nasty person.
nuisance
bore, pesterer, botherment, pesterers, poor excuse.
person
creep, spook, weirdie, weirdo, weirdy.
pest
badgerer, tormentor, tormentors, crashing bore, thorn in side.
snake in the grass
backstabber, rat fink, snake in grass.
villain
antihero, anti-hero, antiheroes, anti-heroes.
verb
crawl along, usually on ground
edge, glide, grovel, gumshoe, inch, insinuate, lurk, pussyfoot, scrabble, scramble, skulk, slink, slither, snake, sneak, squirm, steal, tiptoe, worm, wriggle, writhe, approach unnoticed, crawl on all fours.
motion
creep.
slow
crawl, dawdle, delay, drag, hinder, linger, loiter, plod, poke, slow, trudge.
Examples of usage:
  1. But I'd rather climb than creep any old day." – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  2. If she would only fall so fast asleep that the woman behind the curtain could creep away! – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  3. Nell's like a tender vine just beginning to creep around and cling to something strong. – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  4. John looked round, and for the first time a sense of hope began to creep into his heart. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  5. Those that stood near her felt a shudder creep over them; they shrank back, and thus increased the alarm of those whom the stranger next approached, so that confusion gradually spread itself through the whole train. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various

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