Thesaurus / skulk
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
It is lawful to pray God that we be not led into temptation; but not lawful to skulk from those that come to us.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Darkness fell quickly, and in the gathering gloom they saw two more figures skulk into the cabin.
THE TRAIL OF THE LONESOME PINEJOHN FOX, JR.
They should have done a better job of brainwashing, if they expected him to skulk in like a scared rabbit!
THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
Jenkins here is a fat-head for sleep, while Moore is a young sailor but a damned old soldier and would sooner skulk than work.
THE VIKING BLOODFREDERICK WILLIAM WALLACE
Your own people will not own you, and no tribe of redmen would have you in their wigwams; you skulk among petticoated warriors.
THE DEERSLAYERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
She told them she had found lessons, and the wolf seemed to skulk growlingly away from the door as she uttered the words.
OLIVE IN ITALYMORAY DALTON
You can scream a warning, and he may, or may not, skulk off out of range.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
That's why I've had to skulk around these hills like a chicken thief.
THE RED CROSS GIRLRICHARD HARDING DAVIS
He has no reason to skulk, and though always a shy bird, he is no more so than several others, and in no sense is he a mystery.
A BIRD-LOVER IN THE WESTOLIVE THORNE MILLER
It was far easier to travel on the engine than to run or skulk through the country on foot.
CAPTURING A LOCOMOTIVEWILLIAM PITTENGER
WORDS RELATED TO SKULK
- be noncommittal
- beat around the bush
- duck the issues
- hem and haw
- play it close to the vest
- sit on the fence
- tread warily
- watch one's step
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