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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.
Grandmother Penny and Mr. Spackles went to the circus in a more or less surreptitious manner.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
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.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
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.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
People that only noticed me before with a sort of surreptitious mockery now began to treat me with surprised respect.
Nor, on the contrary, did I wish to give them an opportunity of putting a surreptitious bullet in me.
But that would afford by no means conclusive evidence that she had forged the surreptitious deed herself.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
The gift had been bestowed in such a surreptitious way that she felt it to be somehow a kind of secret.
THE BACKWOODSMENCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS

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