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synonyms for slink

  • lurk
  • meander
  • prowl
  • sidle
  • skitter
  • skulk
  • slither
  • sneak
  • undulate
  • coast
  • cower
  • glide
  • glissade
  • mooch
  • pussyfoot
  • shirk
  • slick
  • slide
  • slip
  • snake
  • steal
  • go stealthily
  • gumshoe
  • pass quietly
See also synonyms for: slinked / slinking / slinks / slunk
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How to use slink in a sentence

Truth is a torch, but one of enormous size; so that we slink past it in rather a blinking fashion for fear it should burn us.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
And then I can paddle over to town nights, and slink around and pick up things I want.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The 199 Earls bade the whole multitude of their array slink down alongside the river.
THE SAGAS OF OLAF TRYGGVASON AND OF HARALD THE TYRANT (HARALD HAARDRAADE)SNORRI STURLUSON
In the face of such a defiance the clerical party must fight fairly, or slink away as cravens.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
Poor Patti would get up in obedience to the order and slink out of the door with her ears drooping.
THE ANIMAL STORY BOOKVARIOUS
They had signed on for this voyage and at the last minute tried to slink away, but have been caught and forced back to their work.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
For a moment I was abashed and would have liked to slink out of sight.
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
You had better not slink and slouch like that on the platform to-morrow night, Private Roscoe Bent.
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
I must remain in hiding till dusk, then regain the railway and slink into that train to Norden.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
It was disgusting to slink back down the stairs, regain the wraps and coats and hats, and make two elevator-loads again.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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