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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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Who knows what secrets lurk in the hearts at City Hall?
While Miller doesn't delve much into the politics behind the Israeli-Palestine conflict, she gives the reader a feel for the dangers of daily life in Jerusalem, where war rages everywhere and death lurks around every corner.
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Hailer of the University of Arizona in Tucson, gives new support to the notion that a black hole with a mass 1 million times that of the sun lurks at our galaxy's center.
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But the map appears to show no single major gamma source at the center of the Milky Way, which may give less support for the idea that a black hole lurks at our galaxy's core, notes Carl E.
Nick attends prep school in Manhattan and comes from a wealthy family--but, like Holden Caulfield, phonies and doubts beset him, and danger lurks at every turn.
Boston researchers report that child abuse often lurks in the background of adults with borderline personality disorder, a controversial diagnosis applied to about 20 percent of hospitalized psychiatric patients and people seeking psychotherapy.