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furtive
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The War of the Worlds
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  • He had hid under the dead horse for a long time, peeping out furtively across the common.
  • By midday they passed through Tillingham, which, strangely enough, seemed to be quite silent and deserted, save for a few furtive plunderers hunting for food.

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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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