sneak up

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Related to sneak up: the likes of, turn up, rub off, rest on, follow suit, catch up
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Verb1.sneak up - advance stealthily or unnoticed; "Age creeps up on you"
advance, march on, move on, progress, pass on, go on - move forward, also in the metaphorical sense; "Time marches on"
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A perfect family game for Christmas, Sneak is an app that challenges you to literally sneak up on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.
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