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furtive
used in Treasure Island

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Definition
taking pains to avoid being observed

or:

in a manner indicating nervousness (being cautious or appearing suspicious)
  • Silver leant back against the wall, his arms crossed, his pipe in the corner of his mouth, as calm as though he had been in church; yet his eye kept wandering furtively
    Chapter 28 — In the Enemy's Camp (72% in)
furtively = cautiously or suspiciously
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