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used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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taking pains to avoid being observed


in a manner indicating nervousness (being cautious or appearing suspicious)
  • "I'm afraid we cannot divulge any of the secrets of our Order," Felicity says, giving me a furtive glance.
    Chapter 14 (9% in)
  • We keep last night's promise alive through furtive glances and little asides spoken in code that perplex our teachers and make us all smile.
    Chapter 23 (3% in)
  • There are more furtive glances that do not go undetected by Miss Moore.
    Chapter 23 (47% in)
  • There's the sound of twigs breaking and movement, quick and furtive.
    Chapter 35 (34% in)

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