creepingly


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creepingly

(ˈkriːpɪŋlɪ)
adv
in a creeping manner
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Having heard their voices while yet some way off he had ridden creepingly forward, and learnt enough to satisfy himself.
Retreating not the thousandth part of an inch; stabbing him in the eye with the unflinching poniard of his glance, steelkilt, clenching his right hand behind him and creepingly drawing it back, told his persecutor that if the hammer but grazed his cheek he (Steelkilt) would murder him.
What had happened in the intervening hour was both reassuringly familiar and creepingly peculiar: a meditation on dispersion and fixedness; a paean to a disappearing mode of technology and a form of notional community; a typically Byrnean project of examining the ways in which media structures our sense of facts and history, of making visible places, people, and/or moments and bringing them to (generatively embroidered) life.