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Noun: creeping  kree-ping
  1. A slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body
    - crawl, crawling, creep
Verb: creep (crept)  kreep
  1. Move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body near the ground
    "The crocodile was creeping along the riverbed";
    - crawl
     
  2. To go stealthily or furtively
    "..stead of creeping around spying on the neighbour's house";
    - sneak, mouse, pussyfoot
     
  3. Grow or spread, often in such a way as to cover (a surface)
    "ivy crept over the walls of the university buildings"
     
  4. Show submission or fear
    - fawn, crawl, cringe, cower, grovel

Derived forms: creepings

Type of: bend, diffuse, fan out, flex, go, locomote, locomotion, move, spread, spread out, travel, walk

Encyclopedia: Creeping

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