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From lurk +‎ -some.



lurksome (comparative more lurksome, superlative most lurksome)

  1. Characterised or marked by lurking; lurky
    • 1914, Typographical Journal, volume 44:
      Whereas, The strong and lurksome hand of death has again entered the home of one of our members and taken from it our beloved brother and treasurer, [...]
    • 1918, Coal and Coal Trade Journal:
      Shrink not in fear of lurksome difficulties or disturbances.
    • 2014, Patrick Rothfuss, The Slow Regard of Silent Things:
      Next she fetched the large stone mortar where it hunkered down all lurksome in Darkhouse.