present participle of skulk
as in lurking
to move about in a sly or secret manner I thought I saw someone skulking about in the shadows

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as in hiding
to remain out of sight the animal control officers caught the stray cat that had been skulking behind some trash cans

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“Skulking.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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