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In the now-viral video, Jennifer, dressed simply in black, slinks before a microphone, anxious to begin her audition.

The hysterical warnings of our politicians are only now being questioned by the media as Tropical Storm Irene slinks away.

The river slinks between lush trees, its bends offering cover to the solitary figure wading across.

As Sanford slinks away from the public eye, antiwar libertarians have lost their best hope of building a national movement.

When not gathered in packs they avoided his stern visage as a lone wolf slinks away from the hunter.

The dog, listening too, creeps along beside him, or slinks silently out into the darkness.

I am ashamed and disgraced, Vera, I have come home beaten like a dog that slinks into his kennel after a thrashing.

A figure, dressed in gaudy rags, slinks by, keeping close against the wall.

Its anger is lost in an arrant cowardice, and the beast slinks within a low-mouthed cavern.


On this page you'll find 46 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to slinks, such as: coast, cower, glide, gumshoe, lurk, and meander.

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