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Definitiondone secretly or in a manner that avoids notice
- "What a fool!" thought Scarlett bitterly, casting a surreptitious glance about her in the hope of being rescued from the conversation.1.6 (40% in)
- But it was the part she did not read that tormented Scarlett, that drove her to surreptitious reading of her sister-in-law's mail.2.11 (18% in)
- But, after all, he was as stimulating as—well, as a surreptitious glass of brandy!4.38 (96% in)
There are no more uses of "surreptitious" in Gone with the Wind.
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