covert

[ adjective koh-vert, kuhv-ert; noun kuhv-ert, koh-vert ]SEE DEFINITION OF covert
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There was covert insinuation of suspicion, albeit a kindly one, in the man's voice.

He shot her a covert glance—causelessly, for her naiveté was flawless.

Mr. Bentham discreetly ignored the covert threat in Wrayson's words.

After skirting the covert, she turned homewards by a pathway through the trees.

Bertignac was suspected of a covert satire on the authorities.

By what reprisals should he resent this covert impertinence?

No, no,” Tom Tulk agreed, with a covert little sneer and grin; “not you.

"Wheel them to my house, Joseph Beaker," she said at last, with a covert eagerness.

Finally, resignation; and covert murmurs about green bay-trees.

Lennon thought he caught a glitter of suspicion in their covert glances.

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