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surreptitious
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
done secretly or in a manner that avoids notice
  • He must enter her surreptitiously, lifting the hem of her nightgown only to her navel.
    3 — Winter (68% in)
surreptitiously = secretly or in a manner not to be noticed
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