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Meaning of creep

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: someone unpleasantly strange or eccentric [syn: {creep},
           {weirdo}, {weirdie}, {weirdy}, {spook}]
      2: a slow longitudinal movement or deformation
      3: a pen that is fenced so that young animals can enter but
         adults cannot
      4: 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" [syn: {crawl}, {crawling},
         {creep}, {creeping}]
      v 1: move slowly; in the case of people or animals with the body
           near the ground; "The crocodile was crawling along the
           riverbed" [syn: {crawl}, {creep}]
      2: to go stealthily or furtively; "..stead of sneaking around
         spying on the neighbor's house" [syn: {sneak}, {mouse},
         {creep}, {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 [syn: {fawn}, {crawl}, {creep},
         {cringe}, {cower}, {grovel}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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