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synonyms for skulked

  • crouch
  • prowl
  • slink
  • snoop
  • avoid
  • bypass
  • creep
  • dodge
  • elude
  • evade
  • hide
  • pussyfoot
  • sidestep
  • slack
  • snake
  • sneak
  • steal
  • conceal oneself
  • lie in wait

antonyms for skulked

MOST RELEVANT
  • confront
  • encounter
  • face
  • meet
  • take on
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How to use skulked in a sentence

I skulked in the scrub as he came up—just behind a clump of wattle.
COLONIAL BORNG. FIRTH SCOTT
Billy and I were not any brighter than many a miserable cur that skulked about the streets of Fairport.
BEAUTIFUL JOEMARSHALL SAUNDERS
Tad stood irresolute for a moment, then he skulked away on the trail of their late visitor.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS ON THE BLUE RIDGEFRANK GEE PATCHIN
I skulked round to the back, got on the beach, and climbed a little way up towards the rock garden.
MR. GREX OF MONTE CARLOE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
At times violence stalked abroad unchallenged, and dark, lowering faces skulked around.
MARY AND ISTEPHEN RETURN RIGGS
He and his followers no longer skulked, no longer walked in masquerade.
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
He cornered me as I skulked in the lobby, hoping to spot the clan-master of my rivals and swoop in on him and draw his blood.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
One private soldier swam ashore, skulked past the Union pickets, and made his way to one of the Union mortar-boats.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
But he, or his followers, skulked about our place; and we were alarmed enough to provide ourselves with pistols.
MEMOIRS OF AN AMERICAN PRIMA DONNACLARA LOUISE KELLOGG
One after another, wounded and limping, the curs skulked away as the two men rushed up to the children.
ALGONQUIN INDIAN TALESEGERTON R. YOUNG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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