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Main Entry: 1creep
Pronunciation: primarystresskremacronp
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): crept /primarystresskrept/; creep·ing
1 : to move along with the body close to the ground : move slowly on hands and knees
2 : to advance slowly, timidly, or quietly <the tide crept up the beach>
3 : to spread or grow over the ground or a surface <ivy creeping up a wall> <a creeping vine>
4 : to slip or gradually shift position
5 : to feel as though insects were crawling on the body <the shriek made my flesh creep>

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