Lurked sentence example

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  • An unidentifiable expression lurked in his dark features as he nodded.
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  • It was amazing how clearly a person could see things when trouble lurked on the horizon.
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  • Edith was as nervous as the prior evening, glancing across the hall at her son, as if danger lurked in every corner of Bird Song.
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  • How many of the snakes relatives lurked in the grass?
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  • Motives of self-interest may have lurked in them - otherworldly motives of buying salvation for a little price, or worldly motives of achieving riches and acquiring lands.
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  • The promise of winter lurked in a puff of condensation that escaped her mouth.
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  • A touch of humor lurked in Señor Medena's dark eyes, but he continued as if he didn't notice.
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  • Ghostly, veiled ladies of exceptional height passed in somber silence past an empty bier while a shadowy figure looking like a cross between Hercule Poirot and Fred O'Connor lurked behind a pillar, watch­ing.
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  • Underneath that facade of ego, there lurked a vulnerable heart.
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  • It was traditional in form but beneath the surface there lurked a quiet menace - as exemplified in poems such as The Horses.
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  • By day, the mystery lurked in every look exchanged between Sarah and Giddon.
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  • She feared leaving the injured woman, in case Jade lurked on the other side of the hill or there were animals that might drag her away.
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  • How many other reptiles lurked in the trees and brush, ready to waylay anyone bold enough to enter their territory?
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  • On the other hand, old deities still lurked in old spots which had been for centuries their abode.
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  • English lurked in farms and hovels, amongst villeins and serfs, in the outlying country-districts, in the distant ' See Stevenson, Waring and Skeat, op. cit.
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  • Her mother drove into a sort of Celtic twilight full of all the bad sinister leprechauns who lurked in dark places.
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  • Modern equipment, such as radar and sonar, have also increased the likelihood that if a large, 25-foot long creature lurked in the dark waters of Loch Ness, someone would find it.
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  • Beneath the surface of brilliant social culture lurked gross appetites and savage passions, unrestrained by medieval piety, untutored by modern experience.
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  • The government remained in the hands of Cardinal Bakocz till his death in 1521, when the supreme authority at court was disputed between the lame palatine Istvan Bathory, and his rival, the eminent jurist and orator Istvan Verbdczy (q.v.), - both of them incompetent, unprincipled place-hunters, - while, in the background lurked Janos Zapolya (see John (Zapolya), King Of Hungary), voivode of Tran sylvania, patiently waiting till the death of the feeble and childless king (who, in 1522, married Maria of Austria) should open for him a way to the throne.
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  • Aymer de Valence, Butetourte, Clifford, and Mowbray were sent to net and " drive " the inner wilds of Galloway, where Bruce lurked in the forests and caves of Loch Trool and Loch Dungeon.
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  • A touch of humor lurked in Señor Medena's dark eyes, but he continued as if he didn't notice.
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  • This view harmonized with the docetic view which lurked in East and West, that the manhood of Jesus was but a likeness or semblance under which the God was concealed.
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  • Even the animals were quiet, as if they knew danger lurked in the darkness.
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  • His brows shot up and a smile lurked in his eyes and on his lips.
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  • Edward was able to occupy many towns and castles, but the broken bands of the insurgents lurked in the hills and forests, and the Countryside as a whole remained unsubdued.
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