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The House of Mirth
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covert -- as in: a covert plan
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The House of Mirth
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  • He who had had to subsist on mere fugitive glances, looks winged in flight and swiftly lost under covert, now found her eyes settling on him with a brooding intensity that fairly dazzled him.

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  • covert intelligence gathering
  • covert funding for the rebels

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