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slink

a. an animal, esp a calf, born prematurely
b. (as modifier): slink veal
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Sheeta gave a low growl and slunk into the blackness of a far corner.
Tarzan and the panther heard the approaching footsteps of many men, and then, to Tarzan's surprise, the great cat rose from across the body of its kill, and slunk noiselessly from the hut through the aperture through which it had entered.
The kind Mouse agreed, but the Cat slunk under the town wall to the church, and ate up half of the pot of fat.
Parallel to this slunk Numa, while above him Tarzan moved through the trees, the shadow of a wraith.
They sniffed at his legs; but when he struck at them with his free arms they slunk off.
Slowly and fearfully they regained their feet, and seeing that no attention was being paid them, cast a parting, terrified look at the mighty creature who had defeated them with his bare hands, and slunk quickly out into the darkness of the campong.
One, indeed, snatched at him who sat on my shoulder, but I struck him with the Watcher and he slunk back like a whipped hound; moreover, the others bit him so that he yelled.
One after another they peered in, for nothing but their own eyes could persuade such ignorance as theirs, and one after another they slunk away.
Neither he nor the black were any more sacred than the lion, or the buffalo, the zebra or the deer, or any other of the countless creatures who roamed, or slunk, or flew, or wriggled through the dark mazes of the forest.
They slunk out of their well-heated hidey-holes to vote down the measure.
ON the day when a charlatan slunk home after shamefully trying to use World War II for his own ends, it was important to salute the heroism of our armed forces.