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  • trawl
    v. To sift through large volumes of data (e.g. USENET postings or FTP archives) looking for something of interest.


  •  View Definition: creep 

    creep


    v. To advance, grow, or multiply inexorably. In hackish usage this verb has overtones of menace and silliness, evoking the creeping horrors of low-budget monster movies.