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covert -- as in: a covert plan
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David Copperfield
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  • After stooping to put the bottle on the ground, he looked up at the windows, and looked about; though with a covert and impatient air, as if he was anxious to be gone.
  • But I declined these offers; being already aware that there were plenty of such covert practitioners in existence, and considering the Commons quite bad enough, without my doing anything to make it worse.

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  • covert intelligence gathering
  • covert funding for the rebels

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