Sentence Examples with the word Lurking

She leaned forward, examining the lurking figures under the surface.

As if too long lurking behind the headlands, till the Pequod should fairly have entered the straits, these rascally Asiatics were now in hot pursuit, to make up for their over-cautious delay.

But as these pig-fish are a noisy, contemptible set, mostly lurking in the mouths of rivers, and feeding on wet hay, and especially as they do not spout, I deny their credentials as whales; and have presented them with their passports to quit the Kingdom of Cetology.

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But the material was also subject to other defects, such as moisture lurking between the layers, which might be detected by strokes of the mallet; spots or stains; and spongy strips (taeniae), in which the ink would run and spoil the sheet.

TURNSTONE, the name long given 1 to a shore-bird, from its habit of turning over with its bill such stones as it can to seek its food in the small crustaceans or other animals lurking beneath them.

The return journey must be undertaken soon, despite the heat and danger lurking in the forest.

The two demons lurking in the shadows weren't opening the only way out of Hell for an Immortal.

Jenn watched him until he was gone then glanced at a vamp lurking in the shadows.

There were no heavily veiled figures lurking in the wings of the church.

It was a warm morning, with the promise of spring lurking in the Easter lilies she had planted along the fence line.