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Origin of surreptitious
OTHER WORDS FROM surreptitioussur·rep·ti·tious·ly, adverbsur·rep·ti·tious·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for surreptitious
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.
Last month I turned and faced their surreptitious security: “Catch any thieves today?”‘Why Have I Lost Control?’: Cory Booker in ’92 on Rodney King Echoes Ferguson|Cory Booker|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Stephanie often takes surreptitious photographs of fellow commuters for a not-yet-realized blog.Leaky Ceilings, Catcalls, and Uncaged Pythons: 4 Hours on NYC’s Worst Subway|Kevin Zawacki|August 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They refused until they had “achieved their surreptitious climax.”Speed Read: 11 Most Shocking Moments From Pete Townshend’s ‘Who I Am’|Abby Haglage|October 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But by 1953, with McCarthyism and the second Red Scare in full swing, the FBI moved from surreptitious research to direct contact.
Grandmother Penny and Mr. Spackles went to the circus in a more or less surreptitious manner.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
The house was but a small one, with no surreptitious closets or cupboards, or other hiding-places.Johnny Ludlow, Fourth Series|Mrs. Henry Wood
She took a surreptitious glance at the profile of Captain Goritz.The Secret Witness|George Gibbs
It was his first surreptitious taste of fame on the Atlantic coast, and not without its delight.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
She reflected quickly that he could not have known anything of her surreptitious trading with the peddler.Duffels|Edward Eggleston