Adjective(1) marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed(2) secret and sly or sordid
(1) The ferocious snarl of the Tyrannosaurus Rex has been replaced by a furtive shameful glance.(2) There was nothing furtive or nervous about him - it was as if he was perfectly entitled to be there.(3) Arnold, even as he issues obligatory denials, is, unlike Bill, neither furtive nor guilty.(4) As over the wounds of hurt pride and battered citizenship do thousands of furtive conservatives ├ö├ç├┐furiously blog├ö├ç├û (in Book's phrase).(5) Taking a furtive glance around for his father, Joe considered his next move.(6) For her part, Christine noticed the partially furtive glances, and it saddened her more than she would've cared to admit.(7) Usually this would prompt me to snort: how about the homosexual church officials who preach this stuff in public while leading furtive double lives?(8) I didn't miss the furtive glance he cast around to check if anyone was looking.(9) And they do not want male waiters casting furtive looks and breathing down their necks.(10) a furtive glance(11) After a furtive glance toward his father, Jeremy answered it.(12) She cast a furtive glance over her shoulder and caught a glimpse of Alex's dejected and sullen expression.(13) The word furtive might have been invented to describe his dodgy demeanour.(14) There is something in a furtive glance of eyes on the subway, or from the passing crowd that does not tend to permanence.(15) We may as well have been poker players, there were so many furtive glances.(16) There was a sudden wave of tittering from my daughter's classmates and furtive looks.
1. secretive ::
2. stealthy ::
3. backstairs ::
1. open ::
2. overt ::
3. public ::
Different Formsfurtive, furtively, furtiveness
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