Surreptitious

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marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed; "a furtive manner"; "a lurking prowler"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"; "someone skulking in the shadows"

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  • Teenager who climbed 1 World Trade Center tower, prompting security scrutiny, pleads guilty
    A teenager who made a surreptitious climb to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower has pleaded guilty in an escapade that fanned concerns about security at the nation's tallest building. Read more on this news related to 'Surreptitious'
  • It’s gotta be Australian
    From before Spike Jones to Weird Al Yankovic and beyond we have had a sometimes surreptitious giggle at songs that portrayed characters or situations in a comic light. A large percentage of these recordings were from overseas...usually the USA or the UK. But, wait a minute, we're a weird mob, weren't there any that were home grown? Read more on this news related to 'Surreptitious'
  • Teen pleads guilty in 1 World Trade Center climb
    A teenager who made a surreptitious climb to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower has pleaded guilty in an escapade that fanned concerns about security at the nation's tallest building. Read more on this news related to 'Surreptitious'

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