furtively

All Adverb
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  • He did not meet her look, his own went furtively about the garden. Cited from Sisters, by Kathleen Norris
  • Furtively she studied him, but he gave her no cause for fear. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Then each sought the eyes of the other again as if it were furtively. Cited from The Wharf by the Docks, by Florence Warden
  • He walked in perfect silence looking furtively about for fear he might meet some one that he knew. Cited from Concord and Appledore,by Frank Preston Stearns
  • He looked out again furtively, thinking of what the agency had reported to him. Cited from The Younger Set, by Robert W. Chambers
  • She had furtively watched for him a long time, then she had given it up. Cited from The Portion of Labor, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Doors which had always been open in the past were now opened furtively if at all. Cited from The Settling of the Sage, by Hal G. Evarts
  • As they left the green James looked a little furtively at his companion. Cited from The Clicking of Cuthbert, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • Sir Thomas, when the door closed, looked furtively up into his son's face. Cited from Castle Richmond, by Anthony Trollope
  • She sat down at a small round table, and once more glanced furtively around. Cited from A Maker of History, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • It was as if the girl's head had furtively turned to look back into the room. Cited from The Desired Woman, by Will N. Harben
  • The man observed him, looked again more furtively, stepped past to the door. Cited from The Town Traveller, by George Gissing
  • She looked down at her guest furtively, as if she were unable to make up her mind about something. Cited from Enter Bridget, by Thomas Cobb
  • He studied the reflection furtively until she took up the book and began to read. Cited from Graustark, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • He tried the notes furtively on the piano, but they told him nothing. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 22. July, 1878, by Various
  • Why was that man furtively following her down the river? Cited from A Dream of Empire, by William Henry Venable
  • He pointed to the children, but he looked furtively at his wife. Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IX, Ed. by Francke
  • To my mind it was rather something furtively cruel -- except when she looked at her daughter. Cited from Jezebel's Daughter, by Wilkie Collins
  • They looked furtively at each other, and each saw that his companion was white to the lips. Cited from Sant' Ilario, by F. Marion Crawford
  • As I was speaking I cast my eyes furtively about the room. Cited from Blindfolded, by Earle Ashley Walcott
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Meaning of furtively

  • adverb In a furtive manner
    the soldiers were furtively crawling through the night