Creep and Lurk


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Creep verb – To advance gradually beyond the usual or desirable limits.
Lurk is a synonym for creep in move topic. In some cases you can use "Lurk" instead a verb "Creep", when it comes to topics like sneak, crawl along.
Nearby Words: creepy, creeping, creeper
Synonyms for Creep


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Lurk verb – To move about in a sly or secret manner.
Usage example: we caught a glimpse of someone lurking around the corner

Creep is a synonym for lurk in hide topic. You can use "Creep" instead a verb "Lurk", if it concerns topics such as move, slip, sneak.
Nearby Words: lurking, lurked
Synonyms for Lurk

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  • Video Game / XCOM: Enemy Unknown Fishing for Mooks: Enemy groups lurk in the Fog of War until encountered, at which point they attack, so a common strategy is to creep forward attempting to reveal and destroy enemy groups one at a time.
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