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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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Meanwhile, in the distance, a group of wild horses ran right across the road as a coyote slunk out from a nearby ditch.
SEEING BIG VISTAS AT THEODORE ROOSEVELT NATIONAL PARKEMILY PENNINGTONJANUARY 21, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Four years earlier, Senators Cruz, Paul, Marco Rubio and Lindsey Graham similarly chased the presidency but slinked back to the Senate in defeat.
IN THE LONG GAME, EVEN INSURRECTION MAY NOT DISQUALIFY PRESIDENTIAL HOPESPHILIP ELLIOTTJANUARY 8, 2021TIME
The bodily systems that thrived and repaired themselves to ensure that we pass on healthy genes cease to function well and leave us to slink to the finish line the best we can.
OUTWITTING THE GRIM REAPER - ISSUE 94: EVOLVINGKEVIN BERGERDECEMBER 23, 2020NAUTILUS
Mamet slinks away with the entire show, as she manages to deliver the chill and severity of an attorney looking out for her friend while never seeming soulless.
THE ABSURD, SADISTIC JOY OF THE FLIGHT ATTENDANTALEX ABAD-SANTOSDECEMBER 18, 2020VOX
One by one I pick them off, and slink back into the shadows.
IN GHOST OF TSUSHIMA, HONOR IS YOUR GREATEST FOEPATRICK LUCAS AUSTINJULY 14, 2020TIME
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.
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