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slink out

To exit or depart (from some place) in a quiet, sneaky, inconspicuous, or furtive manner. The would-be burglar slunk out of the house after hit the alarm. I knew the teacher wanted to lecture me about the poor results on my test, so I made a plan to slink out as soon as the bell rang. No matter who I'm rooting for, it always breaks my heart to watch the losing team slink out at the end of the game.
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slink off

To leave or retreat in a quiet, sneaky, inconspicuous, or furtive manner. The would-be burglar slunk off after tripping the alarm. I knew the teacher wanted to lecture me about the poor results on my test, so I made a plan to slink off as soon as the bell rang. No matter who I'm rooting for, it always breaks my heart to watch the losing team slink off the field at the end of the game.
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slink away

To leave or retreat in a quiet, sneaky, inconspicuous, or furtive manner. The would-be burglar slunk away after tripping the alarm. I knew the teacher wanted to lecture me about the poor results on my test, so I made a plan to slink away as soon as the bell rang. No matter who I'm rooting for, it always breaks my heart to watch the losing team slink away at the end of the game.
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slink about

To move about in a quiet, sneaky, inconspicuous, or furtive manner. There were some suspicious figures slinking about in the shadows, so we decided to go a different way home. The boss is always slinking about the office, making sure everyone is being productive. The dog slunk about to see if anyone would give him scraps from the table.
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slink around

To move around in a quiet, sneaky, inconspicuous, or furtive manner. There were some suspicious figures slinking around in the shadows, so we decided to go a different way home. The boss is always slinking around the office, making sure everyone is being productive. The dog slunk around to see if anyone would give him scraps from the table.
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slink in

To enter some place in a quiet, sneaky, inconspicuous, or furtive manner. The burglar slunk in without making a sound. Marty came slinking in the room, late to class as usual.
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slink into (some place)

To enter some place in a quiet, sneaky, inconspicuous, or furtive manner. The burglar slunk into the house without making a sound. Marty came slinking into the room, late to class as usual.
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slink around

to creep or slither around furtively. The cat slunk around, waiting for a chance to get at the bird. Don't slink around like that. Someone is likely to take you for a robber.
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slink away

to creep or slither away furtively. The fox slunk away, leaving the henhouse as quietly as such a thing is possible. I hope that the skunk will slink away as quietly as it came.
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slink in(to something)

to creep into something. The cat slunk into the hallway and lay down in the middle of the floor. I left the door ajar and a cat slunk in.
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slink off

to creep away furtively. Carl was embarrassed and tried to slink off, but the ushers spotted him. The boys slunk off from the picnic and smoked some cigarettes.
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slink out (of some place)

to creep out of some place furtively. The fox slunk out of the henhouse just as the farmer came out. It slunk out and got away.
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slink away

Also, slink off. Depart furtively, as in The shoplifter slipped an item into his coat pocket and slunk away, or After that severe scolding, she slunk off. This term employs slink in the sense of "move stealthily," a usage dating from the late 1300s.
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The minority who misguidedly voted to continue to allow youngsters to "enjoy" this dangerous drug willy-nilly should hang their heads in shame and slink off to other political parties that would no doubt welcome their libertarian views.
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