surreptitious


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trickily secret

Synonyms for surreptitious

marked by quiet and caution and secrecy

conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

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Lawyers for the strip clubs have said the fee was a surreptitious tax because lawmakers failed to designate 25 percent of the money to be collected for public education.
The plot thickens on the surreptitious attempt by the Government to stop the debate on foodbanks.
The survey found that people are afraid of hacking, surreptitious photography and filming.
Mambetseitov introduced a draft law on control functions over import, export and use of special technical means for surreptitious obtaining of information in Kyrgyzstan.
Various foreign transactions have been made in the franchisee without either notifying Reserve Bank of India or in a completely surreptitious way to get around FEMA," an official said.
A Scottish Government spokesman said later: "Making and distributing a secret and surreptitious recording of a confidential meeting is inconsistent with the behaviour expected of the chair of a publiclyfunded college.
The New York Department of Financial Services has accused the British bank of conducting surreptitious transactions with Iran for nearly a decade.
Come Sunday, he eagerly answered a knock on the saloon bar door, expecting the surreptitious delivery of a jerry can or two.
The president offered no details, but Science News Letter explained how such surreptitious weapons tests could have been identified and authenticated (10/1/49, p.
Their chosen method of attack is this surreptitious chipping away at the service, so their friends in the hedge fund and equity finance industries can cut themselves a slice of the NHS's pounds 110bn-a-year funding.
It would appear once again the good old British public will be paying the price for a chosen few directors of companies who will cash in big time during this surreptitious NHS privatisation attempt.
The residents of the area claimed that they had registered their complaints to the relevant department and also to the relevant officials but nothing has been done so far on ground reality rather the number of shops and kiosks kept on increasing that is inviting suspicious people and apparently surreptitious activities.
An envoy from Qatar who authorities said grabbed a surreptitious smoke in a US jetliner's bathroom and then joked about lighting his shoe on fire was released from custody after sparking a bomb scare and a widespread securiy alert.
He told them: " Stealing from relatives in a surreptitious way is unacceptable.
Subsequently, the surreptitious running down of the Martineau Centre over the past few years has resulted in significant underuse of its facilities, a contrived situation which can be used to justify the closure of this valuable and accessible community resource.