Veterinary Pathology. a disease of the bones in sheep and cattle that causes pain in walking, resulting from a deficiency of phosphorus in the diet.
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How to use creeps in a sentence
Similarly, the miniature’s ability to reflect and, simultaneously, distort our reality can give us the creeps.
From creeps and trolls to hoaxes and hackers, these are the things that made us want to say sayonara to the Interwebs this year.10 Things That Made Us Want to Turn Off the Internet Forever in 2014 | The Daily Beast | December 15, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As dusk approaches, a fog creeps up the slope of the mountain and swallows the sprawling city below—just like Pablo promised.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens | Jeff Campagna | June 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is a slightly more political bent to the movies, and we all have a political point of view, and it creeps into the films.Simon Kinberg on ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ ‘The Fantastic Four’ Reboot, and Black Superheroes | Marlow Stern | May 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
When the mission becomes murky, and operations slow, bureaucracy creeps in to fill the gaps.How I’ll End the War: My First Week Back in Afghanistan | Nick Willard | May 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Thank smartphones and Twitter for exposing the secret misogynistic side of two very rich and powerful creeps this week.
It creeps into every detail; it infects the minutest affairs of life as well as the greatest concerns.The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness | Florence Hartley
A cold doubt creeps into the experimental mind of Aristotle, with all his learning and his logic.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
The more I think about it—why, if Millie hadnt got the creeps and run away, Inga never would have known where we were.The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
But when the fight is done, and darkness creeps around, he stretches forth his limbs in the tent and calls for love.'Menotah | Ernest G. Henham
Still hesitating as to our next move, we stand there in the white glare, while a sensation of strange unreality creeps over us.Gardens of the Caribbees, v. 1/2 | Ida May Hill Starr
British Dictionary definitions for creeps
the creeps informal a feeling of fear, repulsion, disgust, etc
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