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covert -- as in: a covert plan
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Lord of the Flies
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  • He stopped before a covert.
  • The boar’s note changed to a squeal and it swerved aside into the covert.
  • Roger called from the coverts.
  • They surrounded the covert but the sow got away with the sting of another spear in her flank.
  • If you could shut your ears to the slow suck down of the sea and boil of the return, if you could forget how dun and unvisited were the ferny coverts on either side, then there was a chance that you might put the beast out of mind and dream for a while.
  • CHAPTER TWELVE Cry of the Hunters Ralph lay in a covert, wondering about his wounds.

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  • covert intelligence gathering
  • covert funding for the rebels

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