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English verb: skulk

1. skulk (stative) lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)conceal, hide

2. skulk (social) avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)fiddle, goldbrick, shirk, shrink from

3. skulk (motion) move stealthily

SamplesThe lonely man skulks down the main street all day.

ExamplesSam cannot skulk Sue

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)walk

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