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Word: slink

Definition: move furtively; ADJ. slinky: stealthy; furtive; sneaky (as in ambush)


Sentences Containing 'slink'

They will slink back to their kennels in disgrace, or perchance run wild and strike a league with the wolf and the fox.
And then I can paddle over to town nights, and slink around and pick up things I want.
I wanted to get aboard of her and slink around a little, and see what there was there.
Why should I slink away without having carried out my commission, and without the payment which was my due?

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