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creep up

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  1. creep up, sneak upverb

    advance stealthily or unnoticed

    "Age creeps up on you"


  1. creep upverb

    To advance with stealth, unnoticed (literally or figuratively).


  1. creep up

    Creep up is a phrase that generally refers to a slow, gradual increase or decrease in something over a period of time. It may also be used to describe a stealthy or unnoticeable approach towards something or someone.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of creep up in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of creep up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of creep up in a Sentence

  1. Lynnette Brammer:

    Overall flu activity is still really low. It's starting to creep up just a little bit, that gives us the idea that flu season may be starting.


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