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skulks

noun
plural of skulk

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(Entry 1 of 2)

someone who acts in a sly and secret manner
  • were surprised to discover the skulk stealing from the garden was a raccoon

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skulks

verb
present tense third-person singular of skulk

Synonyms & Antonyms of skulks (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to move about in a sly or secret manner
  • I thought I saw someone skulking about in the shadows

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2 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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“Skulks.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/skulks. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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