Creepingly Creep"ing*ly, adv. by creeping slowly; in the manner of a reptile; insidiously; cunningly. [1913 Webster]

How slily and creepingly did he address himself to our first parents. --South. [1913 Webster]

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  • creepingly — creep·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • creepingly — adverb : in a creeping manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • creep — creepingly, adv. /kreep/, v., crept, creeping, n. v.i. 1. to move slowly with the body close to the ground, as a reptile or an insect, or a person on hands and knees. 2. to approach slowly, imperceptibly, or stealthily (often fol. by up): We… …   Universalium

  • deliberately — Synonyms and related words: advisedly, by design, calculatedly, calculatingly, cautiously, circumspectly, consciously, contemplatedly, crawlingly, creepingly, designedly, dilatorily, easily, falteringly, gently, haltingly, idly, in cold blood, in …   Moby Thesaurus

  • easily — Synonyms and related words: absolutely, actually, assuredly, by far, cautiously, certainly, circumspectly, clearly, comfortably, commodiously, competently, compliantly, conclusively, conveniently, cozily, crawlingly, creepingly, decidedly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • haltingly — Synonyms and related words: at irregular intervals, at random, brokenly, by catches, by fits, by jerks, by snatches, capriciously, cautiously, circumspectly, crawlingly, creepingly, deliberately, desultorily, dilatorily, disconnectedly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • leisurely — Synonyms and related words: ambling, cautious, cautiously, circumspect, circumspectly, claudicant, comfortable, crawling, crawlingly, creeping, creeping like snail, creepingly, delayed, deliberate, deliberately, dilatorily, dilatory, easily, easy …   Moby Thesaurus

  • moderately — Synonyms and related words: acceptably, adequately, after a fashion, appreciably, at a bargain, at a sacrifice, at any rate, at best, at budget prices, at cost, at cost price, at least, at most, at piggy bank prices, at prime cost, at reduced… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • reluctantly — Synonyms and related words: cautiously, circumspectly, crawlingly, creepingly, deliberately, dilatorily, easily, falteringly, gently, grudgingly, haltingly, idly, in low gear, in march time, in slow motion, in slow tempo, indolently, languidly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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