Predicate: creep

Roleset id: creep.01 , manner of motion, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

creep.01: CREEP-V NOTES: Based on sentences in wsj. Member of VNcls run-51.3.2, modes_of_being_with_motion-47.3, swarm-47.5.1-1. (from creep.01-v)


creep (v.)Self_motion


        'Up' is only one of many possible directions; expect to see also'higher' 'back' and others. (from creep.01-v)
        Arg0-PPT: creeper (vnrole: 47.3-theme, 51.3.2-theme, 47.5.1-1-theme)
        Arg1-LOC: path (vnrole: 47.3-location, 51.3.2-location, 47.5.1-1-location)

Example: creep up: not phrasal

        person: ns,  tense: present,  aspect: progressive,  voice: active,  form: participle

        Inventories are creeping up; car inventories are already high, and big auto makers are idling plants.

        Arg0: Inventories
        Rel: creeping
        Arg1: up

Predicate: creep_up

Roleset id: creep_up.02 , approach, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

creep_up.02: CREEP_UP-V NOTES: See VNcls modes_of_being_with_motion-47.3, but verb particle construction is not member of VN. (from creep.02-v)


creep_up (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: creeper
        Arg1-GOL: target

Example: creep up: phrasal

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: gerund

        In Mr. Sohmer's film, by contrast, we are urged to share the perverse excitement of the rapist creeping up on his victim, as the camera ogles Kate in various stages of undress and lingers on the sight of her trussed-up body during frequent flashbacks to the rape.

        Arg0: the rapist
        Rel: [ creeping] [ up]
        Arg1: on his victim

Predicate: creep_out

Roleset id: creep_out.03 , scare, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

creep_out.03: CREEP_OUT-V NOTES: Based on Bolt SMS data. Comparison to scare.01. Scare.01 is a member of VN class amuse-31.1. Framed by Katie. (from creep.03-v)


creep_out (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: scary entity
        Arg1-PPT: scared entity
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (if seperate from arg0)
        Arg3-EXT: intensifier, extent

Example: args 0, 1, and 3

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Little girls creep the hell out of me.

        Arg0: Little girls
        Rel: [creep] [out]
        Arg3: the hell
        Arg1: of me

Example: Args 0 and 1

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Spiders creep me out!

        Arg0: Spiders
        Rel: [creep] [out]
        Arg1: me

Predicate: creepy

Roleset id: creepy.04 , scary, unsettling, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

creepy.04: CREEPY-J NOTES: Added by Julia based on SMS, comparison to 'scare'. Relation to a currently unframed sense of 'creep-v'. (from creepy.01-j)


creepy (j.)


        Arg0-PAG: creepy entity
        Arg1-PPT: creeped out entity
        Arg2-MNR: instrument (if separate from arg0)
        Arg3-EXT: intensifier

Example: arg0

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        No -- I do n't have much worth taking . They broke a window though& went through all my stuff , which is totally creepy . Do you guys want to go to the farmer 's market ?

        Arg0: which
        Argm-adv: totally
        Rel: creepy