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used in The Remains of the Day

3 uses
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done in a secret or hidden way
  • Anyone who implies that Lord Darlington was liaising covertly with a known enemy is just conveniently forgetting the true climate of those times.
    3m — Day 3 - Morning (67% in)
  • I was listening to the same genial, slow voice with which the American gentleman had charmed many since his arrival and yet it now contained something unmistakably covert.
    2m — Day 2 - Morning (76% in)
  • I was by this point well on top of the situation, but the gentlemen went on laughing covertly.
    3e — Day 3 - Evening (89% in)

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