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covert -- as in: a covert plan
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  • She wanted to confess not only her hatred for the Aunt Bessies but her covert irritation toward those she best loved: her alienation from Kennicott, her disappointment in Guy Pollock, her uneasiness in the presence of Vida.
  • IV People covertly stared at her on the street.

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  • covert intelligence gathering
  • covert funding for the rebels

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