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Surreptitious

Meaning: Clandestine

May 9, 2016 12:00 IST
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Meaning: Clandestine

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The surreptitious movement of the thief inside the house led to the burglary.

Pronunciation: sur-uh p-tish-uh s

Usage/Example: 1. The CEO of First in Dallas offered up a large conference room and some office space to our bank for a surreptitious conduct of the examination (Source: Banking Exchange)

2. The surreptitious expansion of a temple in the core area of Bandipur Tiger Reserve has caught the attention of wildlife activists. (Source: The Hindu)

3. An anonymous source told PEOPLE Leo and his date came in together, had a surreptitious dinner and snuck out. (Source: Elite Daily)

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