slunk


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slunk

 (slŭngk)
v.
A past tense and a past participle of slink.

slunk

(slʌŋk)
vb
the past tense and past participle of slink

slink

(slɪŋk)

v. slunk, slink•ing,
n., adj. v.i.
1. to move or go in a furtive, abject manner, as from fear or shame.
2. to walk or move in a sinuous, provocative way.
v.t.
3. (esp. of cows) to bring forth (young) prematurely.
n.
4. a prematurely born calf or other animal.
adj.
5. born prematurely.
[before 1150; Middle English slynken (v.), Old English slincan to creep, crawl, c. Middle Low German slinken to subside]
slink′ing•ly, adv.
Translations

slink

(sliŋk) past tense, past participle slunk (slaŋk) verb
to move as if wanting to avoid attention. He slunk into the kitchen and stole a cake.
References in classic literature ?
Presently through the hole thus made slunk a great beast, pressing its cold muzzle close to his neck.
Warden," he added to that official, as the Convict slunk away, "in appointing you to this position, I was given to understand that your friends could make the Shikane county delegation to the next State convention solid for - for the present Administration.
She went straight to the church, slunk to the little pot of fat, began to lick it, and licked the top off.
When he saw my face, he seemed to realise danger--immediate danger-- and slunk out of the room as noiselessly as if he had been blown out.
He went roaring and resentful; but in the very center of the clearing his voice was suddenly hushed and Tarzan saw the great head lower and flatten out, the body crouch and the long tail quiver, as the beast slunk cautiously toward the trees upon the opposite side.
He slunk forlornly through the deserted camp, smelling the rubbish-heaps and the discarded rags and tags of the gods.
I must confess that I slunk out of the railway station shunning its many lights as if, invariably, failure made an outcast of a man.
They slunk away a few yards and squatted upon their haunches, hatred and baffled hunger gleaming from their savage eyes.
A moment later he was moving noiselessly across the campong toward the house in which Professor Maxon lay peacefully sleeping; while at the south gate Bududreen and his six cutthroats crept cautiously within and slunk in the dense shadows of the palisade toward the workshop where lay the heavy chest of their desire.
Then, licking their red chops, they slunk back to the forest.
Shimerda's box up the hill; Krajiek slunk along behind them.