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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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Many lurkers in these samples are new to science, and researchers still don't know how lurkers make their living.
The Lurkers may be looking back on former glories that weren't really that glorious, but their no-frills approach gives some indication of what genuine punks should sound like.
Dear MirandaNet members, I have to apologise that one of my messages to a list of international MirandaNet people has been copied to the whole Miranda list--it was not my intention to start this discussion about lurkers etc.
Named for its tendency to lurk under the skin in a red, splodgy way for months, the Lurker is painful to touch and horrible to look at.
Under a microscope, strands of the fungal lurker can be seen curving through the brickwork of plant cellular tissue.
Suzan Revah, AJR's associate editor, is a confirmed lurker.
Plus an alluring wealthy widow-woman (Kitty Aldridge) stirring the loins of the local lurkers.
Pop-ups, tiny separate windows that literally pop-up to interrupt surfing and crash computers, have become the bane of all evil on the internet - give or take scams, hardcore porn and chatroom lurkers.
secure from competitors and other lurkers that may be traveling through
Some might be rebelling form their parents, but not the Random Lurkers Crew.
In addition to entering the Ratskeller, kids can view all previous episodes; go to dorm rooms to read characters diaries; inspect the Lurkers student files; and access puzzles and trivia.
Compared with lurkers, active participants in all these groups considered newsgroup membership far more important in their lives, valued other members' opinions more, and spent more time in the newsgroup.