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1. furtive

adjective. ['ˈfɝːtɪv'] marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed.

Synonyms

  • sneaky
  • sneak
  • surreptitious
  • stealthy

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • explicit
  • unprotected
  • exhibitionistic

Etymology

  • furtif (French)
  • furtivus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Furtive

  • assertive

Example sentences of the word furtive


1. Adjective
They're creepy, furtive and some of them are highly toxic.

2. furtive

adjective. ['ˈfɝːtɪv'] secret and sly or sordid.

Synonyms

  • covert
  • backstairs

Antonyms

  • visible
  • straight
  • ride

Etymology

  • furtif (French)
  • furtivus (Latin)
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