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  • From the street door he walked on furtively on the inner side of the path towards the corner and all at once dived into a doorway.
  • Those venal and furtive loves filled him with despair.
  • He put his penny on the counter and, leaving the curate to grope for it in the gloom, retreated out of the snug as furtively as he had entered it.

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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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