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furtive
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The Fountainhead
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  • Shortly after six, Davis departed furtively from the empty drafting room, leaving Keating at his table.
  • He could find reality only in the evenings, when he slipped furtively up to Roark’s apartment.
  • There were no furtive glances, no whispered cuss words, no gossip in washrooms any longer.
  • His furtive, infrequent urges drew him to the young, slim, full-bosomed, brainless girls—the giggling little waitresses, the lisping manicurists, the less efficient stenographers, the kind who wore pink or orchid dresses and little hats on the back of their heads with gobs of blond curls in front.
  • He did not slip and it was not furtive, he told himself angrily—and knew that it was; even though he walked through the lobby of the Enright House and rode up in an elevator, like any man on a legitimate errand.

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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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