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skulking

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Adjective skulking has 1 sense
  1. furtive, lurking, skulking, sneak, sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious - marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a lurking prowler"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"; "someone skulking in the shadows"
    Antonym: unconcealed (indirect, via concealed)
Noun skulking has 1 sense
  1. malingering, skulking - evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated; "they developed a test to detect malingering"
    --1 is a kind of evasion, escape, dodging
    Derived form: verb skulk2
Verb skulk has 3 senses
  1. lurk, skulk - lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
    --1 is one way to hide, conceal
    Derived form: noun skulker2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. malinger, skulk - avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
    --2 is one way to fiddle, shirk, shrink from, goldbrick
    Derived forms: noun skulker1, noun skulking1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  3. skulk - move stealthily; "The lonely man skulks down the main street all day"
    --3 is one way to
    walk
    Sample sentence:
    Sam cannot skulk Sue
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