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Lurking vs. Pitfall

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Lurkingnoun

The act of one who lurks.

Pitfallnoun

(figurative) A potential problem, hazard, or danger that is easily encountered but not immediately obvious.

‘It's usually a simple task, but you should know the pitfalls before you attempt it yourself.’;

Lurkingadjective

concealed and unsuspected;

‘lurking dangers’; ‘search for lurking ambiguities’;

Pitfallnoun

(literal) A type of trap consisting of a concealed hole in the ground: victims fall into the hole and are unable to escape.

Lurkingadjective

marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed;

‘a furtive manner’; ‘a lurking prowler’; ‘a sneak attack’; ‘stealthy footsteps’; ‘a surreptitious glance at his watch’; ‘someone skulking in the shadows’;

Pitfallnoun

(computing) An antipattern.

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Pitfallnoun

A pit deceitfully covered to entrap wild beasts or men; a trap of any kind.

Pitfallnoun

an unforeseen or unexpected or surprising difficulty

Pitfallnoun

a trap in the form of a concealed hole

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