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to appear after being hidden or not active for a long time, especially in order to do something unpleasant
After you've been in a relationship for a long while, all sorts of little secrets start to come out of the woodwork.

Racists and extreme nationalists are crawling out of the woodwork to protest at the sudden increase in the number of immigrants.
by LovelyDaisy February 09, 2012
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Jul 26 Word of the Day
Noun: a friend who is usually only called upon by a friend when a more primary/prominent friend is unavailable.

Taken from the term β€œsecond string” in an athletic competition situation. In football, if the star quarterback gets injured during a play, the second string is called off the bench to replace him/her. A β€œSecond String Friend” is essentially benched until needed, if ever.

Synonyms: Plan B, Second Choice, Secondary Friend, Benched Until Needed
I got a call from X the other night. She had an extra ticket to a concert she bought for a friend, but they couldn’t make it so she called me to ask if I wanted to go because I am her Second String Friend.
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