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synonyms for skulker

  • wimp
  • alarmist
  • baby
  • caitiff
  • chicken
  • craven
  • cur
  • dastard
  • deserter
  • funk
  • invertebrate
  • jellyfish
  • malingerer
  • mouse
  • pessimist
  • poltroon
  • quitter
  • rabbit
  • recreant
  • shirker
  • sneak
  • weakling
  • yellow
  • chicken heart
  • chicken liver
  • faint-of-heart
  • faintheart
  • fraidy-cat
  • gutless
  • lily liver
  • scaredy cat
  • shirk
  • white liver
  • yellow belly
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antonyms for skulker

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  • aggressor
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How to use skulker in a sentence

The third skulker took advantage of the cessation of firing to tumble down from his perch and fly for his life.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
I fished it out and made ready, thinking, of course, that the skulker must certainly be one of Clanahan's gunmen.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
He loathed a skulker, and his face was known for any boy who would own to fatigue or confess himself beaten.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
No need to call the roll, a skulker would have been detected and kicked into the ranks at the instant.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
He did not personally know that the summer-house was occupied, but he argued it from the movements of the other skulker.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Crack you go, you poor miserable skulker behind a rotten log, and off he goes, the dappled noble of the forest!
FROM THE EASY CHAIR, SERIES 3GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS
A man who keeps the ranks hates a skulker, and wishes that he may be killed, the same as any other enemy.
MISS RAVENEL'S CONVERSION FROM SECESSION TO LOYALTYJ. W. DE FOREST
No bayonet point was lowered, no skulker broke the wall of safety that enclosed the flag.
SPEECHES OF BENJAMIN HARRISONBENJAMIN HARRISON
Evidently the skulker concealed himself at this very point and watched his opening, playing entirely safe.
THE DUKE OF CHIMNEY BUTTEG. W. OGDEN
Lambert tried various expedients for trapping this skulker during a period of two weeks.
THE DUKE OF CHIMNEY BUTTEG. W. OGDEN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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