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lurk around

to slink or sneak around somewhere. Who is that guy lurking around the building? Stop lurking around.
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lurk

in. to read computer newsgroups or forums without ever making a comment. I’ve been lurking for a few weeks but just have to get in a few comments.
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The footage of Hawke investigating scary homes is tinged with a sense of dread and something lurking in the background that will leave you shaking.
He added that the security forces arrested / 15 / of lurking who caused the incident of Adhamiya.
In response to the fundamental and lurking problem of congestion are new levels of intelligence that offer visibility and control within the storage network in order to both decipher where network congestion is compromising application performance as well as dictate which resources will receive what level of network service.
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.
But I think it appealed to the megalomania lurking in the recesses of most architects' psyches.
While we have been snoozing, pornography has quietly become a huge, dangerous beast, lurking in our midst.
The authors report, "A New York Poison Control Center study found 85 percent of product warning labels to be inadequate" suggesting how ill-informed we are about the toxins lurking in everyday cleaning products.
Although the cover looks inviting, with snowy pines and a modern girl in a white sweater and a dragon lurking in the background, this offering may be too gritty for most teens.
JUMBO'S KILLCRANE The Slow Decay(Crucial Blast)--This kills their previous work, much more progressive in a heavier rotting way, Lurking and plodding shamelessly through a depressive sludge-ridden symphony of kerosene soaked AmRep-fluenced noise rock.
Shoppers will come face to face with the hidden horrors lurking in our homes at a germ roadshow.
The skater tries to destroy the abnormal cells while dodging lurking monster.
Can't you see the potential Iraqi recruit lurking furtively in a doorway, praying his neighbors won't see that he's meeting an American, only to have the CIA's three-car convoy roar down the road and screech to a halt right in front of him?
he shouts, training his gun on a figure lurking in the shadows, sporting a cummerbund over a hoodie sweater.
Lurking beneath the seemingly docile and tranquil surface of surrounding environment is a ruthlessness directed toward gifted African-Americans who resist the strict demands of the hostile community.
Pollan's positions are shaped by his exquisitely refined political and gastronomical sensibilities, to be sure, but a huge aesthetic component seems to be lurking beneath the surface, mostly unacknowledged by Pollan himself.