lurk


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

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wait in hiding to attack

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however secure and well-regulated civilized life may become, bacteria, protozoa, viruses, infected fleas, lice, ticks, mosquitoes, and bedbugs will always lurk in the shadows ready to pounce when neglect, poverty, famine, or war lets down the defenses" (Rats, Lice, and History; 1934).
The ability to lurk online and read others' posts is a great complement to the traditional environmental scanning approach available via NEXIS and other methods.
FROM GREATER CHICAGOLAND, blazing shutterbug, Adam Conway has been on serious lurk patrol in his quest to break into the professional skateboarding big time.
He should lurk in the shadows, nursing a half-drunk pint.
Somewhere in this book, these points lurk, but the pretentious writing (eg, 'he replaced the ontological question of the world with an epistemological question of how to investigate it') gets in the way.
But it always pays to be on guard against the potentially silent killers - so here are some of the common places they love to lurk in.
As this piece shows, beneath Ruiz's desire to tackle several media simultaneously lurk doubt and insecurity, both inseparable from the vertigo of creation.
I'm currently stationed in Bellingham, Washington, where I lurk at the local skatepark and West Seattle bowls.
Imbued with strong symbolic associations and the settings for countless myths and legends, a maze can be many things, from a whimsical garden ornament to something darker and more primeval, where monsters may lurk.
Paedophile and rapist Josef Fritzl will forever be associated with the realisation that depravity can lurk beneath the surface of respectability.
Helmets, pigs on the lurk, and I hate the dirt that gets on my grip tape
But be warned: amid the excitement, hazards lurk for marketers still experimenting with the medium.
Modern villains wear a new type of mask - they lurk behind a screen provided by technology.
Who knows what secrets lurk in the hearts at City Hall?