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slink

slink

 
pronunciation:
slIngk
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: slinking, slinks, slunk
definition: to move as if afraid or ashamed; go quietly so as to avoid attention.
synonyms:
lurk, sneak
similar words:
creep, edge, pad, prowl, pussyfoot, sidle, skulk, slide, slip, steal, tiptoe
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derivation: slinkingly (adv.)