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adjective as in creeping


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Later in the spring, she and Elisabeth saw another kind of heron, an American bittern, skulking in some grass by a swamp.

The skulking, strutting, mincing, hurrying forms that pass us and fade out into the night are now becoming characters.

Life would not be very valuable to me as a skulking criminal in a foreign country.

I—vagabond—outcast—skulking through tricks to avoid crime—why the difference?

Skulking cats were flushed there, and sent flying over aristocratic bones, but there was no trace of Bobby.

But that is an out-of-the-way part, Jack, and there may be some of those skulking thieves hanging about there.

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On this page you'll find 187 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skulking, such as: dragging, crawling, groveling, hobbling, inching, and null.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.