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furtive
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Harry Potter (#5) and the Order of the Phoenix
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  • A small trickle of witches and wizards was creeping furtively up the otherwise deserted street to visit the hospital.
  • ’Yeah, well, your name got dragged into the row,’ said Ron, shooting Harry a furtive look.
  • ’It’s the Potter boy’s head in the fire,’ Kreacher informed the empty kitchen, stealing furtive, oddly triumphant glances at Harry.
  • He cast Harry an oddly furtive look as he said it.

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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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