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- adv. In a furtive manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Stealthily by theft.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a furtive manner; stealthily.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a furtive manner
A tree-frog squeaks and grunts; some alert insect chirps, loud and clear; another calls furtively, in a dismal tone, half whisper, half whistle; a wallaby thuds ahead; a lizard makes a scatter among the leaves; a bird in fright flutters, blundering, among the leaves high overhead; the flying-foxes squeak and gibber among the fig-trees, as they say the ghosts did in the streets of Rome when great Caesar died.
Police have reviewed hours of surveillance footage and found a white male in his 40s who looked 'furtively' toward the car with the bombs, Kelly said.
Shortly before being arrested, surveillance teams filmed Asha 'furtively' looking around as he dumped a binliner in a wheelie bin outside PAKS supermarket near his home in Stoke.
Corbis Although the number of publicly dissenting scientists is growing, many young scientists furtively say that while they also have serious doubts about the global-warming message, they are afraid to speak up for fear of not being promoted—or worse.
He could feel them all over him; glancing furtively at his sturdy shoulders and broad chest, watching the muscles in his stomach expand and contract with every breath.
We have gone from furtively asking just a few decades ago, "Does she or doesn't she?"
In the same clip, he's seen looking back in the direction of the smoking vehicle and furtively putting the first shirt in a bag.
How alike all these projects looked, as if the children had furtively copied from each other during study hall.
With the coast clear, I crept up the stairs and furtively slipped into their bedroom.
I snarled at being shorted a few minutes of personal time before morning yoga, and furtively checked fellow guests' portion sizes at the communal table.