skulk


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Synonyms for skulk

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

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avoid responsibilities and duties, e

move stealthily

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This is particularly important for those pieces of research whose object of study has a low frequency rate, as is precisely the case with subordinate motion verbs like skulk and scamper.
The world of Skulk admits of no boundaries, no more between Child Ballad and Fleetwood Mac than between Ralph Vaughan Williams and Nic Jones.
But while jilted Fred sticks with the plot, dizzy Maureen will skulk off into the sunset and a new life with handyman Bill Webster.
In his speech at the Lib Dem conference, the Scottish Secretary will compare the SNP to unruly pupils who "lurk, skulk and shout" when they are asked about their referendum plans.
They were utterly sad and dispiriting - images of a beautiful young woman forced to skulk around in the service lift and corridors of a Parisian hotel to avoid the attentions of the paparazzi outside.
These cryptically-camouflaged waders skulk in the undergrowth where they are virtually invisible against the fallen leaves but become active at dusk and fly out to feed by streams and on waterlogged ground.
In fact, they'd probably skulk away, thoroughly disgusted, and take up, oh, say, reading contemporary literary fiction.
The actor said he tended to skulk about a lot more when he goes out to do everyday things.
The garbage dump's operator was giving generously to their political campaigns and to the influence peddlers who skulk around City Hall buying the souls of elected officials.
They skulk deep inside spiny sea buckthorn bushes, greedily gobbling up the juicy berries.
Drivers' fury as sneaky speed cops skulk behind trees
A wide variety of warblers also skulk amongst bramble and elder bushes.
Derry Mayor and Sinn Fein Councillor Paul Fleming said: "Those responsible skulk back and don't have the gumption to come forward and explain their actions.
So why on earth did the FA make our great team skulk through the back door when they arrived back in Britain?
Anyone who's seen Boris Karloff skulk about in those exquisitely rotting bandages knows what fear is all about.