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used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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taking pains to avoid being observed


in a manner indicating nervousness (being cautious or appearing suspicious)
  • He began taking furtive sips of the rice wine, little enough that its absence might not be missed.
    p. 190.6
furtive = in a manner to avoid being observed
  • A flask became his constant companion, making furtive appearances in parking lots and corridors outside speaking halls.
    p. 338.9

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