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surreptitious
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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done secretly or in a manner that avoids notice
  • —had been so obstinately recuperative as to revive in her surreptitious visions of a domiciliary intimacy continued long enough to break down his coldness even against his judgement.
    5 — The Woman Pays (21% in)

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