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stealth
used in King Lear

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Definition
hard to see or detect; or done in a manner to avoid detection
  • Who, in the lusty stealth of nature, take More composition and fierce quality Than doth, within a dull, stale, tired bed, Go to the creating a whole tribe of fops Got 'tween asleep and wake?
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — A Hall in the Earl of Gloster's Castle (6% in)
  • ...proud in heart and mind; that curled my hair; wore gloves in my cap; served the lust of my mistress' heart, and did the act of darkness with her; swore as many oaths as I spake words, and broke them in the sweet face of heaven: one that slept in the contriving of lust, and waked to do it: wine loved I deeply, dice dearly; and in woman out-paramour'd the Turk; false of heart, light of ear, bloody of hand; hog in sloth, fox in stealth, wolf in greediness, dog in madness, lion in prey.
    3.4 — Act 3 Scene 4 — A part of the Heath with a Hovel. Storm continues (52% in)

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