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furtive
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
taking pains to avoid being observed

or:

in a manner indicating nervousness (being cautious or appearing suspicious)
  • A lean, ferret-like man, furtive and sly-looking, was waiting for us upon the platform.
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (35% in)
furtive = suspicious
There are no more uses of "furtive" in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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