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Synonyms for furtive

Synonyms for furtive

so slow, deliberate, and secret as to escape observation

Synonyms for furtive

marked by quiet and caution and secrecy

secret and sly or sordid

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Although this song is about a love situation, the idea of the furtive tears is one I've had for a number of circumstances.
And it's clear that Cain and Charity have enjoyed playing Bonnie and Clyde again as they share a furtive kiss.
This explains the furtive efforts to undermine the legislation.
A red flash in the green world the other week-- Alert and furtive,
It was not a "moment of madness" as she was seen on CCTV befriending the animal then taking a furtive look around before dropping it in.
Bruce, 57 - who went into rehab earlier this year after drunkenly trying to crash his wife's car at 70mph - was chatting to a pal at his new nightspot in Batley, West Yorks, on Thursday night when he had a furtive swig.
These furtive creatures are cheeky and flirtatious and with feathers at the ready they will tickle, cajole and tempt any passers-by.
It seems that the only answer is to be furtive and not indicate what you're talking about until people get into the body of the e-mail - so this is a tactic that members have been adopting among supporters whose only access to computers is the workplace.
The court heard the girl made furtive calls to her boyfriend as she became increasingly distressed.
Ever wanted to track down that stranger who gave you a furtive glance on the deck of a cruise ship?
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In this story of self-discovery, told bilingually in English and Korean, a little boy comes to grips with his bicultural identity after he makes a frustrated, furtive grab for a present for his mother because he doesn't have enough money to pay for it and can't explain himself in Korean.