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synonyms for lurks

  • creep
  • crouch
  • prowl
  • skulk
  • slide
  • slink
  • slip
  • snake
  • sneak
  • snoop
  • steal
  • wait
  • conceal oneself
  • go furtively
  • gumshoe
  • lie in wait
  • stay hidden
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antonyms for lurks

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  • come out
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How to use lurks in a sentence

Night is the time that the Devil has his fling, and evil lurks behind everything that is beautiful and enchanting.
THE WHALE AND THE GRASSHOPPERSEUMAS O'BRIEN
Behind each of those tiny garret windows lurks life—life in its most elemental costume.
MY WONDERFUL VISITCHARLIE CHAPLIN
The beauty of the tropics is marred somewhat for me; under all the fresh splendor of color death lurks in brilliant tints.
IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
It has come into that peril which no great truth escapes—the danger that lurks in the house of its friends.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND NATIONAL CONSERVATION CONGRESSVARIOUS
He felt better, and glad to have understood, to have detected himself, to have unmasked the other which lurks in us.
THE WORKS OF GUY DE MAUPASSANT, VOLUME VIII.GUY DE MAUPASSANT
At the bottom of all he says about his foolhardiness in Dalmatia there lurks a proud self-satisfaction.
THE MEMOIRS OF COUNT CARLO GOZZI; VOLUME THE FIRSTCOUNT CARLO GOZZI
Superstition lurks amongst the mountains and in the corners of the earth.
BALLADS OF MYSTERY AND MIRACLE AND FYTTES OF MIRTHFRANK SIDGWICK
Nearer the parapet there lurks a way to the kitchen, masked by a little trellis porch.
YOU NEVER CAN TELLGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
To be sure, behind the thought lurks the afterthought: suppose, after all, the World is right and we are less than men?
THE MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY, 1995, MEMORIAL ISSUEVARIOUS
The words seemed to appeal to the contrary-mindedness that lurks in such natures as Adeline's.
THE QUALITY OF MERCYW. D. HOWELLS
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