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furtive
used in Jane Eyre

2 uses
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Definition
taking pains to avoid being observed

or:

in a manner indicating nervousness (being cautious or appearing suspicious)
  • He now furtively raised his eyes: he glanced at me, irresolute, disturbed: he again surveyed the picture.
    Chapter 32 (60% in)
  • "Don't talk any more of those days, sir," I interrupted, furtively dashing away some tears from my eyes; his language was torture to me; for I knew what I must do — and do soon — and all these reminiscences, and these revelations of his feelings only made my work more difficult.
    Chapter 27 (72% in)

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