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surreptitious
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
done secretly or in a manner that avoids notice
  • She noticed another person who was intensely aware of Galt's presence: Hugh Akston glanced up at him once in a while, involuntarily, almost surreptitiously, as if struggling not to confess the loneliness of a long separation.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (68% in)
  • Cherryl unlocked the door and slipped in quietly, almost surreptitiously, as if hoping not to be seen or to see the place which was her home.
    3.4 Part 3 Chapter 4 — Anti-Life (82% in)
  • She noticed the occasional, surreptitious glances that people were throwing in their direction.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (24% in)
  • The rest of them were trying to do it surreptitiously, each attempting to catch a glimpse of the others without letting them catch his own glance.
    3.8 Part 3 Chapter 8 — The Egoist (1% in)

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