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lurk

verb ambuscade, be stealthy, be unseen, conneal oneself, crouch, ensconce oneself, escape detection, escape notice, escape observation, escape recognition, hide, keep out of sight, latitare, lie connealed, lie hidden, lie in ambush, lie in wait, lie low, move furtively, prowl, seclude oneself, secrete oneself, skulk, slink, sneak, steal
See also: prowl
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however secure and well-regulated civilized life may become, bacteria, protozoa, viruses, infected fleas, lice, ticks, mosquitoes, and bedbugs will always lurk in the shadows ready to pounce when neglect, poverty, famine, or war lets down the defenses" (Rats, Lice, and History; 1934).
The ability to lurk online and read others' posts is a great complement to the traditional environmental scanning approach available via NEXIS and other methods.
Aly must use her magic to protect her charges and to help the rebel group, as dangers lurk everywhere.
Somewhere in this book, these points lurk, but the pretentious writing (eg, 'he replaced the ontological question of the world with an epistemological question of how to investigate it') gets in the way.
But it always pays to be on guard against the potentially silent killers - so here are some of the common places they love to lurk in.
What Lurks Beneath - Unique creatures -- nicknamed Slimers, Crushers, Pulverizers, Prowlers and more -- are highlighted as they "lurk for a living," using incredible survival skills and behaviors.
As this piece shows, beneath Ruiz's desire to tackle several media simultaneously lurk doubt and insecurity, both inseparable from the vertigo of creation.
The new release of our Attack Mitigator IPS 5500 provides a number of powerful enhancements that deliver the highest levels of protection and performance necessary for our customers to stay ahead of the cyber-threats and dynamic DDoS attacks that lurk online.
I'm currently stationed in Bellingham, Washington, where I lurk at the local skatepark and West Seattle bowls.
Taylor's newest novel takes readers back to the 19th-century London of Shadowmancer where fantasy and fact intertwine, creating a dark world where both angels and demons lurk among the shadows.
A snake subjected to such vexations sometimes slithers off to lurk somewhere else.