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I try to be a little more surreptitious about it so it doesn’t scare him, but I do watch him.

That’s where organoids can provide a window into the surreptitious process.

Already, companies are trying surreptitious fingerprinting methods to circumvent Apple’s crackdown on app tracking in its mobile operating system.

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The surreptitious communication can occur without using computer memory, sockets, files, or any other operating system feature, developer Hector Martin said.

Quanta Magazine spoke with Darden recently about her experience working for NASA, how to make fast planes quieter, and her surreptitious visits to speak with schoolchildren and Girl Scouts.

Last month I turned and faced their surreptitious security: “Catch any thieves today?”

Stephanie often takes surreptitious photographs of fellow commuters for a not-yet-realized blog.

They refused until they had “achieved their surreptitious climax.”

But by 1953, with McCarthyism and the second Red Scare in full swing, the FBI moved from surreptitious research to direct contact.

Grandmother Penny and Mr. Spackles went to the circus in a more or less surreptitious manner.

The house was but a small one, with no surreptitious closets or cupboards, or other hiding-places.

She took a surreptitious glance at the profile of Captain Goritz.

It was his first surreptitious taste of fame on the Atlantic coast, and not without its delight.

She reflected quickly that he could not have known anything of her surreptitious trading with the peddler.


On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surreptitious, such as: clandestine, covert, furtive, hush-hush, unauthorized, and fraudulent.

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