connotes slowness, abjectness, or servility and
connotes slow, stealthy, or insinuating progress
are often used interchangeably, but crawl, in its strict usage, suggests movement by dragging the prone body along the ground a snake crawls and creep suggests movement, often furtive, on all fours the cat crept up the stairs
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