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The Fellowship of the Ring
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furtive
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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  • Strange furtive noises ran among the bushes and reeds on either side of them;
  • All the "great secrets" under the mountains had turned out to be just empty night: there was nothing more to find out, nothing worth doing, only nasty furtive eating and resentful remembering.

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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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