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skulk

skulk

 
 
pronunciation:
skuhlk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: skulked, skulking, skulks
definition 1: to hide or wait in hiding; lurk.
The would-be thief skulked in the dark entryway.
synonyms:
couch, lie in wait, lurk
similar words:
hide, loiter, retire, take cover, withdraw
definition 2: to move about stealthily; sneak.
synonyms:
prowl, sneak
similar words:
creep, lurk, pad, sidle, slide, slink, slip, steal
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who lies in hiding or sneaks about.
similar words:
ambusher, dastard, sneak, spook, spy