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adjective as in hiding out

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They work in a world filled with a sense—real or imagined—of danger lurking around each corner and every hallway.

There, Jesse once again spotted Wahlberg and his friends lurking.

Someone called him a hermit crab lurking in the halls of the United Nations.

But when modern-day conservationists surveyed the offshore rocks they discovered something even more ethereal lurking within.

I never suspected a jazz singer might be lurking behind the meat suit, or inside the large plexiglass egg.

And they drove away the people of Israel into lurking holes, and into the secret places of fugitives.

Any lurking danger of too great speculative restlessness disappeared.

For a moment he was deceived by her acting; he did not see the lurking grin in the depths of her eyes.

The same Providence whispered, that murky night, of the danger and disaster lurking near.

From these lurking places the pirate ships would dash out to capture vessels and then hurry back to their haunts.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lurking, such as: hidden, hiding, and sneaking.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.