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covert -- as in: a covert plan
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Leaves of Grass
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  • ) And you lady of ships, you Mannahatta, Old matron of this proud, friendly, turbulent city, Often in peace and wealth you were pensive or covertly frown’d amid all your children, But now you smile with joy exulting old Mannahatta.

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  • covert intelligence gathering
  • covert funding for the rebels

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