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adverb as in clandestinely

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We’re falling for interventions that feel like the right answer but instead are traps that surreptitiously maintain the status quo.

The spyware allowed NSO to surreptitiously collect data from users’ phones, according to the suit.

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Meanwhile, the company is the subject of an ongoing class action lawsuit that claims it surreptitiously mined Bitcoins purchased by its customers.

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Afraid of being noticed, Lewis surreptitiously snapped a picture of them.

News of what the government had surreptitiously done only spurred people on.

Egan claims he was forced to consume alcohol and drugs, while drugs were also surreptitiously added to drinks he consumed.

Then, shuffling, she surreptitiously grabs the one he chose with her mouth while pretending to cut the deck.

A man sat opposite her, took out his phone, and surreptitiously photographed her eating.

Before breaking her heart a second time, he surreptitiously mined intimate details from her life to include in the tale.

His surreptitiously recorded "47 percent" remarks were the perfect expression of radical Tea Party ideology.

The clerk glanced at it, and surreptitiously showed it to his companion; and both of them looked up at him.

She looked at him again and caught him smiling surreptitiously under his heavy gloom.

Rick heard the secretary draw in his breath sharply, and he surreptitiously got ready to pump a shell into the riot gun's chamber.

Cattledon sniffed at her liqueur-glass surreptitiously before drinking it.

Turkey Evans had brought the last strip of an old rag carpet he had taken surreptitiously from an unused room of his home.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to surreptitiously, such as: covertly, secretly, stealthily, privately, and sub-rosa.

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