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  • 1 slink away — index shirk Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Slink — Slink, v. t. [imp. {Slunk}, Archaic {Slank}; p. p. {Slunk}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slinking}.] [AS. slincan; probably akin to G. schleichen, E. sleek. See {Sleek}, a.] 1. To creep away meanly; to steal away; to sneak. To slink away and hide. Tale of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 slink — [ slıŋk ] (past tense and past participle slunk) verb intransitive slink away/off/out etc. to go somewhere slowly and quietly so that people will not notice you: Ray slunk out of the building …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 slink — UK [slɪŋk] / US verb [intransitive] Word forms slink : present tense I/you/we/they slink he/she/it slinks present participle slinking past tense slunk UK [slʌŋk] / US past participle slunk to go somewhere slowly and quietly so that people will… …

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  • 5 slink — [[t]slɪ̱ŋk[/t]] slinks, slinking, slunk VERB If you slink somewhere, you move there quietly because you do not want to be seen. [V adv/prep] He decided that he couldn t just slink away, so he went and sat next to his wife. Syn: sneak …

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  • 6 slink´ing|ly — slink1 «slihngk», intransitive verb, slunk or (Archaic) slank, slunk, slink|ing. to move in a secret, guilty manner; sneak: »After stealing the meat, the dog slunk away. ╂[Old En …

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  • 7 slink — 1. v.intr. (past and past part. slunk) (often foll. by off, away, by) move in a stealthy or guilty or sneaking manner. Etymology: OE slincan crawl 2. v. & n. v.tr. (also absol.) (of an animal) produce (young) prematurely. n. 1 an animal, esp. a… …

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  • 8 slink — v. n. Sneak, skulk, steal away, slip away …

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  • 9 slink past tense and past participle slunk — verb (intransitive always + adv/prep) to move somewhere quietly and secretly, especially because you are afraid or ashamed (+ away/off/back etc): I saw you slinking off early! …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 slip away — 1. Escape, glide away, slide away. 2. Sneak, skulk, slink, steal away, slink away …

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  • 11 To cast away — Cast Cast (k[.a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cast}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Casting}.] [Cf. Dan. kaste, Icel. & Sw. kasta; perh. akin to L. {gerere} to bear, carry. E. jest.] 1. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 slip away — Synonyms and related words: bow out, creep out of, depart, disappear, duck out, escape, exit, find a loophole, go on furlough, go on leave, leave the scene, mooch off, shuffle out of, skulk away, slide off, slide out of, slink off, slip off, slip …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 Slank — Slink Slink, v. t. [imp. {Slunk}, Archaic {Slank}; p. p. {Slunk}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slinking}.] [AS. slincan; probably akin to G. schleichen, E. sleek. See {Sleek}, a.] 1. To creep away meanly; to steal away; to sneak. To slink away and hide. Tale …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Slinking — Slink Slink, v. t. [imp. {Slunk}, Archaic {Slank}; p. p. {Slunk}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slinking}.] [AS. slincan; probably akin to G. schleichen, E. sleek. See {Sleek}, a.] 1. To creep away meanly; to steal away; to sneak. To slink away and hide. Tale …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Slunk — Slink Slink, v. t. [imp. {Slunk}, Archaic {Slank}; p. p. {Slunk}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Slinking}.] [AS. slincan; probably akin to G. schleichen, E. sleek. See {Sleek}, a.] 1. To creep away meanly; to steal away; to sneak. To slink away and hide. Tale …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 16 List of Emily Dickinson poems — This is a list of Emily Dickinson poems. There are 1,775 known poems that have been written by Dickinson. The poems are alphabetized by their first line. Punctuation, capitalization and even in some cases wording of the first lines may vary… …

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  • 17 Chuck Versus Tom Sawyer — Chuck episode Chuck is forced to win Missile Command …

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  • 18 ἐνδιαπρέποντα — ἐν , διά ἀπορέπω slink away pres part act neut nom/voc/acc pl ἐν , διά ἀπορέπω slink away pres part act masc acc sg ἐν διαπρέπω appear prominent pres part act neut nom/voc/acc pl ἐν διαπρέπω appear prominent pres part act masc acc sg …

    Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • 19 Avoidance — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Absence of pursuit. < N PARAG:Avoidance >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 abstention abstention abstinence Sgm: N 1 for bearance for bearance Sgm: N 1 refraining refraining &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 inaction inaction &c. 681 …

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  • 20 NYPD Blue (season 10) — NYPD Blue Season 10 Country of origin United States No. of episodes 22 Broadcast Original channel ABC …

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