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Williams could have slunk off into the shadows in shame, which no doubt many people at the time expected her to do.

With that the room filled with laughter, and the old man who mocked adult cinema slunk away.

By sharp contrast, the main contenders in the Labour leadership race have slunk away from the Blair memoir and its prescriptions.

Dubya, meanwhile, slunk out of Washington with an approval rating of 22 percent, the least popular president in 70 years.

After all that, most would have slunk away for a few months to recuperate on some island somewhere.

The dog slunk away along the road to a distance of two or three yards.

At this the herd slunk away slowly and the beaten elephant was seen no more.

The crowd slunk back, cursing and threatening under breath; but no man wished to come to an issue with his betters.

I slunk along another piece further, then listened again; and so on, and so on.

His groping had found no loose object to fling after her as she slunk out the door, and that made his temper worse.


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

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