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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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References in classic literature ?
When he saw my face, he seemed to realise danger--immediate danger-- and slunk out of the room as noiselessly as if he had been blown out.
I must confess that I slunk out of the railway station shunning its many lights as if, invariably, failure made an outcast of a man.
Rickie Lambert, currently without a club, led Liverpool's attack that night as the five-time European Cup winners slunk out of the competition at the first hurdle.
PERMATAN Man Dan slunk out of EastEnders after losing his half of the Queen Vic at Phil and Frank's poker school and being glared at in the street by Steve.