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furtive
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Jane Eyre
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  • He now furtively raised his eyes: he glanced at me, irresolute, disturbed: he again surveyed the picture.
  • "Don’t talk any more of those days, sir," I interrupted, furtively dashing away some tears from my eyes; his language was torture to me; for I knew what I must do — and do soon — and all these reminiscences, and these revelations of his feelings only made my work more difficult.

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  • She watched me in a furtive manner—trying to hide her interest.
  • Later she said she was just trying to figure out whose phone it was, but she looked around furtively before she began reading my text messages.

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