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English verb: creep up

1. creep up (motion) advance stealthily or unnoticed

SamplesAge creeps up on you.

Synonymssneak up

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP

Broader (hypernym)advance, go on, march on, move on, pass on, progress

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