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  1. skulk

    Synonyms:
    hide, sneak, cower, lurk, abscond, slink

    Antonyms:
    appear, issue, parade, show

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  1. lurk, skulkverb

    lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner

    Synonyms:
    loaf, ambuscade, waylay, scupper, lie in wait, loiter, lallygag, linger, footle, mess about, hang around, lollygag, mill about, tarry, malinger, ambush, mill around, lounge, lurk, bushwhack

  2. malinger, skulkverb

    avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill

    Synonyms:
    lurk, malinger

  3. skulkverb

    move stealthily

    "The lonely man skulks down the main street all day"

    Synonyms:
    lurk, malinger

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  1. skulkverb

    Synonyms:
    lurk, hide, sneak, slink, lie hid

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. skulkverb

    Synonyms:
    sneak, slink, lurk

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#29441ambush
#32577linger
#49672lurk
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#132501loiter
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How to use skulk in a sentence?

  1. Phil Trieb:

    [I]f we won’t choose to pay the price of liberty, then by default we shall suffer the cost of servitude -- whether it be the iron chains of a tyrannical oligarchy or the regulatory chains of unelected, faceless bureaucrats. When we witness our neighbors abused by tyrants, will we skulk away and hope we’re not next? Or will we stand by them and challenge -- as freedom-loving Americans -- the tyranny of lawless leaders.


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