from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of creep.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of creep.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of creep.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit and past participle of creep.
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Some of those nearest to him fell naturally into the habit of referring to him as “the King,” and in time the title crept out of the immediate household and was taken up by others who loved him.
Some of those nearest to him fell naturally into the habit of referring to him as "the King," and in time the title crept out of the immediate household and was taken up by others who loved him.
A new term crept into the American lexicon: stagflation.
His eyes brightened and a grin crept over his face.
The smell was frightful and sickening, while my imagination broke loose, and my skin crept and crawled till I was nearly frantic.
For some reason, a grin crept me and my friends face.
Out went the Splenda, shortening, prunes and whole-wheat flour, and in crept unsweetened applesauce, beet juice, extra cocoa, real butter and Kamut flour.
He rubbed his ear with his shoulder and a little half-grin crept over his face.
Since she was in Scotland and since she used the word "monster," I would imagine that the word crept into her remarks from Loch Ness.
He paused for dramatic effect, straightening as that incorrigible grin crept back onto his face.