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furtive
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

3 uses
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Definition
taking pains to avoid being observed

or:

in a manner indicating nervousness (being cautious or appearing suspicious)
  • A small patch of earth beneath its branches was packed hard from many fights and furtive crap games.
    p. 342.8
furtive = taking pains to avoid being observed
  • "Something furtive," Aunt Alexandra said.
    p. 293.3
  • furtive = hidden
  • "Nobody has much chance to be furtive in Maycomb," Atticus answered.
    p. 293.4
furtive = hiding things
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