Creep and Skulk


Creep verb - To move slowly with the body close to the ground.
Usage example: the kitten crept silently across the floor before suddenly pouncing on the mouse

Skulk is a synonym for creep in sneak topic. In some cases you can use "Skulk" instead a verb "Creep", when it comes to topics like move, lurk, crawl along. popular alternative

Nearby Words: creepy, creeping, creeper


Skulk verb - To move about in a sly or secret manner.
Usage example: I thought I saw someone skulking about in the shadows

Creep is a synonym for skulk in lurk topic. You can use "Creep" instead a verb "Skulk", if it concerns topics such as move, slip, slack. popular alternative

Nearby Words: skulking, skulker
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