furtive

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  • He gave her a furtive look and then put his arm over her shoulder. Cited from The Awakening of Helena Richie, by M. Deland
  • The two young men had been as furtive as possible about their proposed journey. Cited from Captivating Mary Carstairs, Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • There was about them something furtive, something of the lower kingdom of the animals. Cited from The Young Trailers, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • She turned her eyes to the door as Steve passed and gave him a furtive look. Cited from The Wrong Woman, by Charles D. Stewart
  • When he came back to her his voice was lower, his manner intangibly furtive. Cited from The Quirt, by B.M. Bower
  • Every minute he expected to see a furtive figure sneak past him into the street. Cited from Tangled Trails, by William MacLeod Raine
  • His eyes were furtive; there was no body to his voice. Cited from Then I'll Come Back to You, by Larry Evans
  • Craig kept his eyes directed upon his food and did not offer her even a furtive glance. Cited from Parrot & Co., by Harold MacGrath
  • In the background, two men share a furtive romantic moment outside a room door.
  • There was something furtive about the fellow, and he was sure that the reason given was not the real one. Cited from A Mating in the Wilds, by Ottwell Binns
  • The bridge-players watched him with furtive attention, and resumed their game in silence. Cited from The Lamp in the Desert, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Perhaps each one cast a furtive look from the tail of his eye at his neighbors. Cited from Heart's Desire, by Emerson Hough
  • I waited till his body darkened the room and then took a furtive look at him. Cited from The Yeoman Adventurer, by George W. Gough
  • She shot a furtive glance at the doors and windows of the houses across the street. Cited from The Mettle of the Pasture, by James Lane Allen
  • She gave a start, and cast a furtive glance of alarm behind her. Cited from The Grandissimes, by George Washington Cable
  • He became more and more impressed by the fact that a great if minute and furtive activity was going on. Cited from The Country of the Blind, And Other Stories, by H. G. Wells
  • A second furtive glance caught her looking down at her plate. Cited from Viola Gwyn, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • He avoided her eyes for a moment longer, then he gave her a quick, furtive glance. Cited from A Girl in Ten Thousand, by L. T. Meade
  • On my way home I saw a furtive knife edge of yellow light here and there under a door. Cited from A Volunteer Poilu, by Henry Sheahan
  • Her eyes were very bright, but there was a curiously furtive look about them. Cited from The Keeper of the Door, by Ethel M. Dell
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