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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lurk v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lurked p. pr. & vb. n. Lurking.]
 1. To lie hidden; to lie in wait.
    Like wild beasts, lurking in loathsome den.   --Spenser.
    Let us . . . lurk privily for the innocent.   --Prov. i. 11.
 2. To keep out of sight.
    The defendant lurks and wanders about in Berks.   --Blackstone.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: concealed and unsuspected; "lurking dangers"; "search for
             lurking ambiguities"
      2: marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to
         avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a lurking
         prowler"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a
         surreptitious glance at his watch"; "someone skulking in
         the shadows" [syn: furtive, skulking, sneak(a), sneaky,
          stealthy, surreptitious]