on the lurk

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  • on the lurk — ambush, lie in wait and make a surprise attack …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lurk — 1. verb /lɜːk,lɝk/ a) To remain concealed in order to ambush Thus my plight was evil indeed, for I had nothing now to burn to give me light, and knew that twas no use setting to grout till I could see to go about it. Moreover, the darkness was of …   Wiktionary

  • lurk — vb Lurk, skulk, slink, sneak do not share a common denotation, but they are comparable because the major implication of each word is furtive action intended to escape the attention of others. To lurk is to lie in wait (as in an ambush); the term… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • lurk´ing|ly — lurk «lurk», intransitive verb. 1. to stay about without arousing attention; wait out of sight: »A tiger was lurking in the jule outside the village. The spy lurked in the shadows. 2. Figurative. to be hidden; be unsuspected or latent: »A cunning …   Useful english dictionary

  • lurk´er — lurk «lurk», intransitive verb. 1. to stay about without arousing attention; wait out of sight: »A tiger was lurking in the jule outside the village. The spy lurked in the shadows. 2. Figurative. to be hidden; be unsuspected or latent: »A cunning …   Useful english dictionary

  • lurk — [lə:k US lə:rk] v [I ] [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Probably from Low German or a Scandinavian language] 1.) to wait somewhere quietly and secretly, usually because you are going to do something wrong lurk in/behind/beneath/around etc ▪ She didn t… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lurk — (l[^u]rk), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lurked} (l[^u]rkt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lurking}.] [OE. lurken, lorken, prob. a dim. from the source of E. lower to frown. See {Lower}, and cf. {Lurch}, a sudden roll, {Lurch} to lurk.] 1. To lie hidden; to lie in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lurk — may refer to:* A Lurker * Lurk (Dungeons Dragons) * Lurk, a deliberate misspelling of look. * A Myrddraal * Another name for vampires in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer spin off comic Fray …   Wikipedia

  • lurk — [ lɜrk ] verb intransitive 1. ) to wait, sometimes hiding, in order to frighten, annoy, or attack someone: Why is that woman lurking around? I saw someone lurking in the bushes and ran. 2. ) if something lurks, it is likely to threaten, harm, or… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • The Devil (Tarot card) — The Devil (XV) is the fifteenth trump or Major Arcana card in most traditional Tarot decks. It is used in game playing as well as in divination. Symbolism In the Rider Waite Smith deck, the Devil sits above two naked human demons one male, one… …   Wikipedia

  • The Lurker's Guide to Babylon 5 — is a popular fan run website containing detailed episode guides and analyses, production history notes, background materials, references, and other information related to the science fiction epic, Babylon 5 . Series creator and writer J. Michael… …   Wikipedia


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