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creep

verb
 
 
/kriːp/ ( past tense and past participle crept)
creep along/in/out, etc to move very quietly and carefully: I crept out of the room.Moving to avoid being seen
creep across/in/into, etc to gradually start to exist or appear: Problems were beginning to creep into their relationship.Starting and beginningStarting again
creep along/down/through, etc to move somewhere very slowly: The convoy crept along in the darkness.Slow and moving slowly
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