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slink / slingk/ • v. (past slunk / sləngk/ ) [intr.] move smoothly and quietly with gliding steps, in a stealthy or sensuous manner: the fox came slinking through the woods. ∎  come or go unobtrusively or furtively: all his so-called friends have slunk off.• n. [in sing.] an act of moving in this way: she moved with a sensuous slink.

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