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What is another word for lurking?

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Adjective
Remaining unnoticed but observing intently
“It got to where I'd be stripping tobacco suckers from the plants, and I'd be able to sense a lurking copperhead.”
Adjective
Existing but not yet developed or manifest
Adjective
Suggested without being stated directly
Adjective
Slight or subtle, but nagging or persistent
Adjective
Not clearly visible or attracting attention
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Proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with very harmful effects
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Noun
The state of hiding or lying in wait in preparation for an attack
Verb
Present participle for to be or remain hidden, especially while waiting in ambush
“As the name of the bay suggests, tiger sharks lurk nearby, waiting for opportune times to attack.”
Verb
Present participle for to move stealthily or furtively
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“There are steep, narrow lanes and flights of steps, where shadows lurk in the recesses and doorways.”
Verb
Present participle for to be on the verge of inflicting harm or danger
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