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  • verbcreep by
  • verbcreep by

synonyms for slinks

  • coast
  • cower
  • glide
  • glissade
  • go stealthily
  • gumshoe
  • lurk
  • meander
  • pass quietly
  • prowl
  • pussyfoot
  • shirk
  • sidle
  • skitter
  • skulk
  • slick
  • slide
  • slip
  • snake
  • sneak
  • steal
  • undulate
  • skulk
  • slither
  • lurk
  • undulate
  • skitter
  • prowl
  • sidle
  • sneak
  • meander
  • pussyfoot
  • glide
  • cower
  • glissade
  • slick
  • coast
  • slide
  • snake
  • slip
  • shirk
  • steal
  • mooch
  • gumshoe
  • go stealthily
  • pass quietly
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How to use slinks in a sentence

When not gathered in packs they avoided his stern visage as a lone wolf slinks away from the hunter.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
The dog, listening too, creeps along beside him, or slinks silently out into the darkness.
LEST WE FORGETJOHN GILBERT THOMPSON
I am ashamed and disgraced, Vera, I have come home beaten like a dog that slinks into his kennel after a thrashing.
MOSCOWFRED WHISHAW
A figure, dressed in gaudy rags, slinks by, keeping close against the wall.
NOVEL NOTESJEROME K. JEROME
Its anger is lost in an arrant cowardice, and the beast slinks within a low-mouthed cavern.
IN THE BROODING WILDRIDGWELL CULLUM
He prowls around and challenges man until he comes to the flypaper; he then slinks away.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
When all the blandishments from life are gone, The coward slinks to death;—the brave live on!
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
A lion will never attack a rhinoceros, and slinks out of his way if he meets one.
IN THE WILDS OF AFRICAW.H.G. KINGSTON
At last, it slinks away among the shadows of the Mosaic system, and thinks to burrow out of sight among its types and shadows.
THE ANTI-SLAVERY EXAMINER, OMNIBUSAMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
At last, it slinks away under the types of the Mosaic system, and seeks to burrow out of sight among their shadows.
THE ANTI-SLAVERY EXAMINER, OMNIBUSAMERICAN ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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