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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
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At the same time, new levels of network intelligence are arriving in the storage network and revealing the areas of congestion lurking in every SAN.
Many's the time I've been working hard at my PC only to glance down at the keyboard and see remnants of the morning's croissant and coffee breakfast lurking bug-like in the crevices between the keys.
Frances Caplan, the RMU Library Director, met with Vincent for a short brainstorming session and the Lurking Librarian idea was hatched.
Writing in the September/October American Spectator, Jeremy Rabkin, a professor of government at Cornell, highlighted a constitutional "iceberg" lurking in a footnote to a recent Supreme Court decision.
Without any of the pedantic preachiness of a "message" film, Puenzo's riveting account of Aleandro's awakening to the horrors lurking behind the ordinary routines of her middle class life is masterful filmmaking.
Noisy nylon, frayed fabrics, and nubby knits are just some of the 10,000 textures you'll find lurking in your favorite stores this season.
Smaller firms often maintain their plans without proper oversight by benefit professionals, and it is not uncommon to find myriad qualification issues and legal problems lurking in the plan documentation or in the manner in which the plan is operated.
Polke, with familiar alchemical magic, has scrutinized the buried layers of Goya's canvas wit X rays and the naked eye, as if to summon the hidden spirits lurking beneath the master's surfaces.
Characterization is deepened by costuming detail; frightening shadows, projected bunraku-fashion, signify Poe's heart lurking below the floorboards, his entombed cat scratching behind the walls.
The system is able to monitor security video for any combination of 18 pre-defined behaviors, including fallen persons, abandoned or removed objects, facility intrusion, and lurking or erratically-behaving individuals, and provides real time alerts to law enforcement and security personnel.
Serena Frome, a beautiful Cambridge graduate with a fierce love of books, is recruited into the service by her older lover, an English tutor with secrets lurking in his past.
A spokesman for the California Academy of Sciences said: "That such a relatively large, peculiar animal could elude discovery until now suggests more species may be lurking.