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covert
used in David Copperfield

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Definition done in a secret or hidden way
  • After stooping to put the bottle on the ground, he looked up at the windows, and looked about; though with a covert and impatient air, as if he was anxious to be gone.
    Chapters 46-48 (62% in)
  • But I declined these offers; being already aware that there were plenty of such covert practitioners in existence, and considering the Commons quite bad enough, without my doing anything to make it worse.
    Chapters 61-62 (4% in)

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