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Adjective
Hiding out
Adjective
Existing but not yet developed or manifest
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Adjective
Suggested without being stated directly
Adjective
Slight but nagging
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Treacherous
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Noun
The state of hiding or lying in wait in preparation for an attack
“By the end of the act, he is lurking perpetually onstage, moaning and berating by degrees.”
Verb
Present participle for to be or remain hidden, especially while waiting in ambush
“As the name of the bay suggests, tiger sharks lurk nearby, waiting for opportune times to attack.”
Verb
Present participle for to move stealthily or furtively
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“There are steep, narrow lanes and flights of steps, where shadows lurk in the recesses and doorways.”
Verb
Smouldering or smoldering
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Present participle for to hide oneself or stay out of sight
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Present participle for to move or act at a slow speed
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Present participle for to be hiding, waiting to ambush or attack someone
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Present participle for to be on the verge of inflicting harm or danger
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Present participle for pursue or approach stealthily
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