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Synonyms for creepingcreep·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crawl, crawling, creep, creepingnoun

    a slow mode of locomotion on hands and knees or dragging the body

    "a crawl was all that the injured man could manage"; "the traffic moved at a creep"

    Synonyms:
    crawl, creep, weirdo, weirdy, weirdie, front crawl, crawling, spook

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. creepingadjective

    Synonyms:
    crawling

  2. creepingadjective

    Synonyms:
    fawning, sycophantic

  3. creepingadjective

    Synonyms:
    (Bot.) growing on the ground or on supports

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. creepingadjective

    Synonyms:
    crawling, reptile, reptant, fawning, truckling, obsequious, sycophantic

  2. creepingnoun

    Synonyms:
    reptation, formication

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "creeping":

    crawling

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How to use creeping in a sentence?

  1. Tony Spell:

    God will shield us from all harm and sickness, we are not afraid. We are called by God to stand against the Antichrist creeping into America's borders. We will spread the Gospel.

  2. Islam Karimov:

    Various elements among the representatives of Islamic State are already slipping into Afghanistan from Iraq and Syria. All this requires the adoption of appropriate preventative measures, the creeping expansion of militant extremism and religious radicalism, not only on the territory of the governments of Central Asia but also abroad, is most seriously concerning.

  3. Carl Larry:

    The combination of the Chinese stock market rout and creeping crude glut is weighing on oil, that said, Brent's still seeing support above $50 and U.S. crude is staying above $45. There's a lot of hedging going on at those levels.

  4. Dwight D. Eisenhower:

    I believe that for the past twenty years there has been a creeping socialism spreading in the United States.

  5. Jonathan Foss:

    Socialism is creeping up on us.

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