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How to use surreptitious in a sentence

I try to be a little more surreptitious about it so it doesn’t scare him, but I do watch him.
FOR MANY FAMILIES, THE COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN TO CORONAVIRUS VACCINES FOR YOUNGER CHILDRENLINDSEY BEVERSEPTEMBER 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That’s where organoids can provide a window into the surreptitious process.
THE CANCER CUSTODIANS - ISSUE 102: HIDDEN TRUTHSLINA ZELDOVICHJUNE 23, 2021NAUTILUS
Already, companies are trying surreptitious fingerprinting methods to circumvent Apple’s crackdown on app tracking in its mobile operating system.
GOOGLE’S OPAQUE PRACTICES TO RESTRICT FINGERPRINTING CREATE CONFUSION AMONG ITS AD TECH PARTNERSKATE KAYEJUNE 3, 2021DIGIDAY
The surreptitious communication can occur without using computer memory, sockets, files, or any other operating system feature, developer Hector Martin said.
COVERT CHANNEL IN APPLE’S M1 IS MOSTLY HARMLESS, BUT IT SURE IS INTERESTINGDAN GOODINMAY 28, 2021ARS TECHNICA
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.
THE NASA ENGINEER WHO’S A MATHEMATICIAN AT HEARTSUSAN D'AGOSTINOJANUARY 19, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
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.
JOHNNY LUDLOW, FOURTH SERIESMRS. HENRY WOOD
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.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
She reflected quickly that he could not have known anything of her surreptitious trading with the peddler.
DUFFELSEDWARD EGGLESTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SURREPTITIOUS

  • furtive
  • hush-hush
  • lubricious
  • secret
  • sneaking
  • stealthy
  • surreptitious
  • undercover
  • underhand
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