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  • n  evading duty or work by pretending to be incapacitated
  • v  lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner
  • v  avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
  • v  move stealthily

  • HARRY OSBORN HAS BEEN STEWING IN rancor throughout the Spider-Man series--just as Franco has been skulking around the edges of the films.
  • He strode to the window and pointed down to several skulking Chinese waiting in the shadows.
  • Think of what fashion shows have become in the late 1990s: bright-light spectacles accompanied by thumping music, with skulking supermodels on the runway and preening celebrities .
News & Articles

  • Irina Shayk Demonstrates How to Get Rid of a Stalker
    Irina Shayk, a Russian model best known for her Sports Illustrated covers and her hunky soccer player boyfriend, Cristiano Ronaldo, has been having problems with a stalker, the Post reports. She first got freaked out two years ago when she received several gifts from an unidentified man who was also caught skulking around ... More »
    June 18, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • Irina Shayk Demonstrates How to Get Rid of a Stalker
    Irina Shayk, a Russian model best known for her Sports Illustrated covers and her hunky soccer player boyfriend, Cristiano Ronaldo, has been having problems with a stalker, the Post reports. She first got freaked out two years ago when she received several gifts from an unidentified man who was also caught skulking around ... More »
    June 18, 2013 - New York Magazine
Quotes

  • Peter Roebuck in guardian.co.uk
    While acknowledging the legitimacy of many of India's grievances, Roebuck added: "India has a right to demand a second hearing, but it is hardly fit and proper for the entire tour to shudder to a halt in the meantime. By skulking in hotel rooms the...
  • Nick Bourne in Public Service
    But Welsh Conservative Leader Nick Bourne accused Jones of "silly posturing", adding: "He's pushed himself into a ridiculous corner...... it's absurd. It looks like he's afraid of coming in as first minister. We weren't elected to start skulking...
  • Aquilino Pimentel Jr in Inquirer.net
    A free man has the choice to leave the country with his head held high or: skulking like a thief in the night,said Senate Minority Leader Aquilino Pimentel Jr.

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