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lurk

lurk

To view the interaction in a chat room or online forum without participating by typing in any comments. See de-lurk.
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They painted in strong colors, to the poor Canadian voyageurs, the risk they would run of perishing with hunger and thirst; of being cut off by war-parties of the Sioux who scoured the plains; of having their horses stolen by the Upsarokas or Crows, who infested the skirts of the Rocky Mountains; or of being butchered by the Blackfeet, who lurked among the defiles.
Then, satisfied that no danger lurked near, he descended slowly to the ground beside the boy.
But in that maze there lurked all the romance of the "overdue" and a menacing hint of "missing.