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 for skulk
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Skulk \Skulk\, n. [Cf. Icel. skollr, skolli, a fox, and E.
     skulk, v.i.]
     A number of foxes together. --Wright.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Skulk \Skulk\, Skulker \Skulk"er\, n.
     One who, or that which, skulks.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Skulk \Skulk\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Skulked; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Skulking.] [Of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. skulke to spare or
     save one's self, to play the truant, Sw. skolka to be at
     leisure, to shirk, Icel. skolla. Cf. Scowl.]
     To hide, or get out of the way, in a sneaking manner; to lie
     close, or to move in a furtive way; to lurk. "Want skulks in
     holes and crevices." --W. C. Bryant.
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           Discovered and defeated of your prey,
           You skulked behind the fence, and sneaked away.
                                                    --Dryden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  skulk
      v 1: lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and
           secretive manner [syn: lurk, skulk]
      2: avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be
         ill [syn: malinger, skulk]
      3: move stealthily; "The lonely man skulks down the main street
         all day"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  69 Moby Thesaurus words for "skulk":
     army, bunch, clock watcher, colony, couch, cower, creep, cringe,
     crouch, dodge, dog it, drift, drive, drove, duck, duck duty,
     eye-servant, flock, gam, gang, get out of, goldbrick, goldbricker,
     goof off, gumshoe, herd, host, kennel, lay wait, lie in wait,
     litter, lurk, malinger, malingerer, nightwalk, not pull fair,
     old soldier, pack, pod, pride, prowl, pussyfoot, quail, school,
     shadow, shirk, shirker, shoal, skulker, slack, slacker,
     slide out of, slink, slip, slip out of, sloth, snake, sneak,
     sneak out of, soldier, stalk, steal, tax dodger, tiptoe, trip,
     troop, truant, welsh, welsher
  
  

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