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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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By following best practices noted above, attacks can be kept out of our virtual castle whether the evil lurks outside or from within.
Although I've never had this fantasy about my own soldier of fortune, I can see her point that under the human male's wishful vision of himself as a conqueror lording it over obedient sex slaves, there lurks the secret image of a ridiculous oinker.
With apologies to the classic radio drama ``The Shadow,'' the modern-day version of Lamont Cranston's alter ego lurks in the cyberworld of City Hall, spilling some secrets, passing along gossip and offering some amusing insight into local politics.
Rumor has it that a legendary six-headed monster lurks in the deep waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea between Italy and the island of Sicily.
Eady continues to delve into the mind and body of this imagined black man who stalks and preys on white women and their children in poems like "My Heart," "My Face" and "Press Conference" where he lurks just behind the screen of Smith's lie and reports, like an entry to a travel diary: "And this is my life now.
However, no monster lurks on the other side, say officials at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC), a $600 million particle accelerator that took its first step toward full operation last month.
With Body Vandekeybus edges himself into darkness, both the anarchy that lurks below socialization and the more literal night and blindness.
Something evil lurks under the surface on the lovely island of Raven's Point, and unless it is put to rest, it will destroy everything and everyone in its path.
There is poison right now that lurks on our desks,'' Garcetti said, noting that the city has not yet figured out how to deal with the thousands of pieces of electronic equipment discarded by Angelenos each year.
But in that windswept smog lurks something even more exciting: clues to the origins of life on Earth.
The causes of this warming at the end of the Paleocene period have remained obscure, but three scientists think that the answer lurks beneath the soft ooze of the ocean floor.
Scientists say the "cave robber" - which lurks in caves swinging on strands of silk snapping up prey with its oversized claws - is so significant it's been given its own family name of Trogloraptoridae.