lingering and persistent, though unsuspected or unacknowledged: a lurking suspicion
dimly perceived: a lurking shape half concealed in the shadows
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How to use lurking in a sentence
They work in a world filled with a sense—real or imagined—of danger lurking around each corner and every hallway.Any Outrage Out There for Ramos and Liu, Protesters? | Mike Barnicle | December 22, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There, Jesse once again spotted Wahlberg and his friends lurking.Mark Wahlberg’s Pardon Plea: A Look Back At His Troubling, Violent, and Racist Rap Sheet | Marlow Stern | December 7, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Someone called him a hermit crab lurking in the halls of the United Nations.
But when modern-day conservationists surveyed the offshore rocks they discovered something even more ethereal lurking within.
I never suspected a jazz singer might be lurking behind the meat suit, or inside the large plexiglass egg.
And they drove away the people of Israel into lurking holes, and into the secret places of fugitives.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Any lurking danger of too great speculative restlessness disappeared.The Daughters of Danaus | Mona Caird
For a moment he was deceived by her acting; he did not see the lurking grin in the depths of her eyes.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete | Gilbert Parker
The same Providence whispered, that murky night, of the danger and disaster lurking near.A Fortune Hunter; Or, The Old Stone Corral | John Dunloe Carteret
From these lurking places the pirate ships would dash out to capture vessels and then hurry back to their haunts.Stories of Our Naval Heroes | Various