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She hissed at him angrily, and made a threatening gesture with her hands, which sent him slinking back to the darkness.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Getting close to the kopje, he saw a number of the enemy slinking off, and at once challenged them.
In the midst of it all two figures were espied, slinking along toward the boat-landing, anxious to escape notice.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Beyond this village lay a ruined city, now inhabited by cobras and slinking jackals.
The Capuan saw his followers slinking away with Ardix and his Gauls.
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
“Hallo, you two damned slinking dog thieves,” he sung out, as the crowd parted to make way for him.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
In his own heart he knew the reason for this slinking approach: he did not want Polly Candage to see him in this plight.
The fox came slinking from his hole among the rocks, and the timid deer drew close to the player and stayed beside him, listening.
The townspeople knew him likewise, and many were slinking away even before he spoke, as his charger stood pawing the ground.
RICHARD CARVEL, COMPLETEWINSTON CHURCHILL
A wind blowing across the green floor would have made more noise than Conan's slinking feet.
THE DEVIL IN IRONROBERT E. HOWARD

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