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covert -- as in: a covert plan
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War and Peace
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  • As soon as they had passed the fence they all spread out evenly and quietly, without noise or talk, along the road and field leading to the Otradnoe covert.
  • The oasis of the Otradnoe covert came in sight a few hundred yards off, the huntsmen were already nearing it.
  • Leaped a fearful place; what a sight when they rushed from the covert. the horse worth a thousand rubles and the rider beyond all price!
  • He hoped to become better acquainted with the count and invited him to draw his covert.
  • ) "Take the covert at once, for my Girchik says the Ilagins are at Korniki with their hounds.

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  • covert intelligence gathering
  • covert funding for the rebels

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