- surrender value,
- surrogate mother,
Origin of surreptitious
Examples from the Web for surreptitiously
Egan claims he was forced to consume alcohol and drugs, while drugs were also surreptitiously added to drinks he consumed.New Hollywood Sex Scandal: Bryan Singer’s Accuser Files Another Suit|Tim Teeman|June 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.All You Need to Be a Modern Digital Stalker Is a Smartphone|Tauriq Moosa|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
Barrent said, surreptitiously pinching himself on the inside of the thigh in an effort to stay awake.The Status Civilization|Robert Sheckley
She sat in limp dejection and surreptitiously dabbed her eyes with her moist ball of a handkerchief.Miss Mink's Soldier and Other Stories|Alice Hegan Rice
Let him surreptitiously steal his fowling-piece over the frontier, and we are accused of "arming the disaffected population."The Dodd Family Abroad, Vol. II.(of II)|Charles James Lever
Eloise had seized and squeezed her surreptitiously in the hall before they came out.Jewel|Clara Louise Burnham
The real reading, which he did surreptitiously at home was of an entirely different kind.
Word Origin for surreptitious
mid-15c., from Latin surrepticius "stolen, furtive, clandestine," from surreptus, past participle of surripere "seize secretly," from sub "from under" (hence, "secretly") + rapere "to snatch" (see rapid). Related: Surreptitiously.