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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 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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At the tail end of Starz's "Power" party, exec producer Curtis (50 Cent) Jackson and his entourage slinked out of the club through a double-secret-back-way.
GUWAHATI, January 30, 2010 (Balochistan Times): Around 10,000 frightened visitors were evacuated from a zoo in north-eastern India on Saturday when two Bengal tigers slinked out of their cage to mingle with the crowd, officials said.
Why was anyone's guess - perhaps she was unhappy that someone had apparently ripped off half her dress - but Kate, 29, certainly wasn't smiling when she slinked out of Knightsbridge restaurant San Lorenzo.