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furtive
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • A long way along the table Hermione was sitting alone, playing with her stew. Harry noticed Ron looking at her furtively.
  • He shot a furtive look at Harry, then crossed to the fire and turned his back on it, warming his wide behind.
  • Everybody looked around furtively, to check that everyone else was staring into their hoop, then hastily did as they were told.

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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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