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synonyms for lurker

  • burglar
  • crook
  • housebreaker
  • pilferer
  • robber
  • sneakthief
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How to use lurker in a sentence

One of the sawing claws opened and closed, separating the head of the lurker from its body.
PLAGUE SHIPANDRE NORTON
He had recognized the lurker as a former unreliable employe of the Great Northern, discharged at the time of the great strike.
RALPH, THE TRAIN DISPATCHERALLEN CHAPMAN
He retired further into the shade, and silently and slowly drew near the lurker, who stirred not from his place.
THE BRAVO OF VENICEHEINRICH ZSCHOKKE
Sneeze-lurker, a thief who throws snuff in a persons face, and then robs him.
THE SLANG DICTIONARYJOHN CAMDEN HOTTEN
But no matter how he strove to run down the lurker, he lost him every time.
BROTHERS OF PERILTHEODORE GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Even Alice had now stopped thinking of Mr. Richard Ravenal, and thought only of the lurker in ambush.
THE WOULDBEGOODSE. NESBIT
But the night gave up no sound in confirmation of this, and I could detect no sign of any lurker.
TALES OF CHINATOWNSAX ROHMER
At that moment she could not have spurred her pony had the lurker in the brush sprung forth into her path!
THE HEART OF CANYON PASSTHOMAS K. HOLMES
His conviction that he had killed the lurker became so firm that he stood erect to cover the remaining distance at a rush.
BLOOM OF CACTUSROBERT AMES BENNET
With the mist floating across those openings, it would be easy for a lurker to watch him unseen.
THE DEFIANT AGENTSANDRE ALICE NORTON
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WORDS RELATED TO LURKER

  • burglar
  • crook
  • housebreaker
  • lurker
  • pilferer
  • robber
  • sneakthief
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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