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Lurk vs. Skulk

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  • Lurk (verb)

    To remain concealed in order to ambush.

  • Lurk (verb)

    To remain unobserved.

  • Lurk (verb)

    To hang out or wait around a location, preferably without drawing attention to oneself.

  • Lurk (verb)

    To view an internet forum without posting comments.

  • Lurk (verb)

    To saddle (a person) with an undesirable task or duty.

  • Lurk (noun)

    The act of lurking.

  • Lurk (noun)

    A swindle.

  • Skulk (noun)

    A group of foxes.

  • Skulk (noun)

    A group of people seen as being fox-like (e.g. cunning, dishonest, or having nefarious plans).

  • Skulk (noun)

    The act of skulking.

  • Skulk (noun)

    The act of moving in a stealthy or furtive way.

  • Skulk (noun)

    A stealthy or furtive gait or way of moving.

  • Skulk (noun)

    One who avoids an obligation or responsibility.

    "syn|en|shirk|shirker|skulker."

  • Skulk (verb)

    To stay where one cannot be seen, conceal oneself (often in a cowardly way or with the intent of doing harm).

    "hide"

  • Skulk (verb)

    To move in a stealthy or furtive way; to come or go while trying to avoid detection.

    "sneak|steal"

  • Skulk (verb)

    To avoid an obligation or responsibility.

    "shirk"

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Lurk (verb)

    To lie hidden; to lie in wait.

  • Lurk (verb)

    To keep out of sight.

  • Skulk (verb)

    To hide, or get out of the way, in a sneaking manner; to lie close, or to move in a furtive way; to lurk.

  • Skulk (noun)

    A number of foxes together.

  • Skulk (noun)

    One who, or that which, skulks.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Lurk (verb)

    lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner

  • Lurk (verb)

    be about;

    "The high school students like to loiter in the Central Square"

    "Who is this man that is hanging around the department?"

  • Lurk (verb)

    wait in hiding to attack

  • Skulk (verb)

    lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner

  • Skulk (verb)

    avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill

  • Skulk (verb)

    move stealthily;

    "The lonely man skulks down the main street all day"

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