skulk

Part of speech: noun

Skulker.

Part of speech: verb

To move about a place furtively or slyly.

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Usage examples "skulk":

  1. She advanced into the open, thinking, as she did so, how, if there had been any one to defend the fort, they would have been obliged to skulk from bush to bush, taking advantage of every scrap of cover. - "A Tale of the Summer Holidays", G. Mockler.
  2. The natives never venture out without arms, when a vessel is in sight, and skulk through their own fields, as if watched by a panther. - "An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans", Lydia Maria Child.
  3. Are you grieving for the skulk who has shot my Firm? - "Erema My Father's Sin", R. D. Blackmore.