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covert -- as in: a covert plan
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Candide
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  • Her daughter, aged fifteen, was among the punters, and notified with a covert glance the cheatings of the poor people who tried to repair the cruelties of fate.

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  • covert intelligence gathering
  • covert funding for the rebels

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