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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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Instead, they would have been faxed around the Beltway, been the subject of newsroom gossip, and lurked just offstage in every campaign story or interview.
A disciple of Italian cultural Marxist Antonio Gramsci, Djindjic left Yugoslavia to study under Marxist radical Jurgen Habermas in Germany, where he lurked at the periphery of the terrorist Baader-Mein-hoff gang Red Army Fraction.
Not in a century and a half - from the Civil War to the Indian Wars - has a significant enemy lurked within.
Herold's crocheting might seem obsessive, even absurd, but within this apparent "chaos" lurked an elusive order.
Delwiche's team began to suspect that something like lignin lurked in Coleochaete when they boiled the millimeter-wide organisms in strong acid and discovered, to their surprise, that much of the tissue remained intact.
The illuminating torch of justice must rid the Cellar Of Sin of the darkness where depravity has lurked for far too long.