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synonyms for skulkers

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

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  • aggressor
  • hero
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How to use skulkers in a sentence

“I suppose we are all here; but let us call the names over, and see if there are any skulkers,” said Scarborough.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
There was only one thing to do now—reach Rupert and the others and prepare to meet these skulkers in the open.
RALESTONE LUCKANDRE NORTON
He wanted, also, to get the skulkers who could not otherwise be obtained.
CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION IN ALABAMAWALTER L. FLEMING
But one of those gray skulkers had raised its head and was looking directly at him, its reddish eyes alight.
THE TIME TRADERSANDRE NORTON
They must have been fine Jack tars and gallant fellows every one of them, for there was no chance for skulkers in that fight.
PIKE & CUTLASSGEORGE GIBBS
They represented the wood on the other side as filled with dead, wounded fighters, and skulkers.
HISTORY OF KERSHAW'S BRIGADED. AUGUSTUS DICKERT
If the skulkers will not join you, if the 'decent fireside' gentry still keep aloof, proceed by yourselves.
POLITICAL PAMPHLETSGEORGE SAINTSBURY
"It won't take long to turn them out," and Mr. Walters started forward in a manner which boded no good for the skulkers.
THE SEARCH FOR THE SILVER CITYJAMES OTIS
Some skulkers from the cannon-balls of the pirates might have sought safety in the hold of the galleon, and he would find them.
THE REAL AMERICA IN ROMANCE, VOLUME 6;JOHN R. MUSICK
Coach six followed, and to the horror of our two skulkers the way was still blocked.
FOLLOW MY LEADERTALBOT BAINES REED
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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