Definitions

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  • adjective Stealthy; sly.

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  • adjective Seeming to exhibit stealth.

Etymologies

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stealth +ā€Ž -like

Examples

  • But I have hope, because over the past decade Ive watched the entire nation moving quietly, with stealthlike determination, toward a belief that kids cannot be raised without engaged community.

    Childhood Unbound

  • But I have hope, because over the past decade Ive watched the entire nation moving quietly, with stealthlike determination, toward a belief that kids cannot be raised without engaged community.

    Childhood Unbound

  • When the first HTC-branded phones arrived in the U.S. in 2007, the company already had a stealthlike operation here.

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  • And though I try to convince her that Iā€™m perfectly capable of mastering the particulars of her kitchen setup, she refuses my help unless I move in, stealthlike, and commandeer the sink.

    Tessie and Pearlie

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