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furtively 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
  1. in a furtive manner; "the soldiers were furtively crawling through the night"
  2. (furtive) marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"
  3. (furtive) backstair: secret and sly or sordid; "backstairs gossip"; "his low backstairs cunning"- A.L.Guerard; "backstairs intimacies"; "furtive behavior"
  4. (furtiveness) a disposition to be sly and stealthy and to do things surreptitiously
  5. Secrecy (also called clandestinity or furtiveness) is the practice of hiding information from certain individuals or groups, perhaps while sharing it with other individuals. That which is kept hidden is known as the secret.
  6. (furtive) stealthy; Exhibiting guilty or evasive secrecy
  7. (furtiveness) The quality of being furtive
  8. (furtive) (adj) sneaky or sly; stealthy; surreptitious
  9. (Furtive) Resident cat burglar of B3ta, Furtive has been spotted on innumerable occasions, usually in the company of one Fluffy the Penguin. Though feared by many, Furtive has released video tapes to the U.S. government and news stations, insisting he only wanted a "bloomin' hug."
  10. (furtive) (adj.) secretive, sly (Claudia’s placement of her drugs in her sock drawer was not as furtive as she thought, as the sock drawer is the first place most parents look.)