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Definition hard to see or detect; or done in a manner to avoid detection
  • The stealth bomber cannot be seen with standard radar.
stealth = hard to see or detect; or done in a manner to avoid detection
  • We call it a stealth tax because taxpayers don't even realize they're paying it.
  • The soldiers are trained to move through the night with stealth.
  • To learn anything, he had to attain it by stealth or through an innate sense of things around him.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  A Lesson Before Dying
  • stealth = a manner that avoided detection
  • To Kozlowski, sitting in the car behind him, his bent-forward walk looked like stealth, and he thought, "Poor old nut.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • Saphira's stealth and speed, combined with the dim lighting, made it nearly impossible for the Urgals to predict where she would strike next.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eragon
  • I slow down, try to move with some stealth, but I'm really just lucky to be upright.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • Deliberate in his choice of steps, very slow in moving, Hare went on with a stealth which satisfied even his intent ear.
    Zane Grey  --  The Heritage of the Desert
  • It was the cry of a small animal, a tiny nocturnal creature, a herbivore that depended on stealth and speed for survival.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • He dares not openly fight our noble Queen, but he works by stealth, by poison, by disease.
    Richard Adams  --  Watership Down
  • "We aren't just driving straight into the city, we're taking a stealth route.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • One glance at my companions tells me this is no time for a stealth attack on Snow.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • We received countless briefings, varying from chemical warfare defense to our task of refueling the Stealth fighters.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • Being ten feet tall and glowing silver, Bob didn't do stealth very well.
    Rick Riordan  --  The House of Hades
  • The prospect of so idyllic an interim added to the inspired stealth with which he whetted his wire, filed it to a Umber stiletto fineness.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Her style seemed to be stealth rather than an intimidating windup.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight
  • His training hadn't been in fear and diplomacy; it had been in silence and stealth.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  Queen of Attolia
  • "I guess we're the stealth force," he said, looking down at the exuberant badger.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • Thus I am obliged to act by stealth, not because I do ill, but because others are pleased to say so.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Return of the Native
  • "Speed versus stealth," Thomas said.
    James Dashner  --  The Death Cure

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