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1. surreptitious

adjective. ['ˌsɝːəpˈtɪʃəs'] conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods.

Synonyms

  • secret
  • undercover
  • underground
  • hole-and-corner
  • cloak-and-dagger
  • hugger-mugger
  • hush-hush
  • covert

Antonyms

  • exoteric
  • public
  • acknowledged
  • outward

Etymology

  • surrepticius (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Surreptitious

  • superstitious
  • expeditious
  • repetitious
  • injudicious
  • suspicious
  • propitious
  • nutritious
  • fictitious
  • factitious
  • capricious
  • seditious
  • pernicious
  • malicious
  • judicious
  • delicious
  • auspicious
  • ambitious
  • vicious

Example sentences of the word surreptitious


1. Adjective
Try a surreptitious glance at the potential sock owner's shoes the next time you're together.

2. surreptitious

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

Synonyms

  • concealed
  • sneaky
  • sneak
  • stealthy

Antonyms

  • unclassified
  • overhead
  • surface
  • significant

Etymology

  • surrepticius (Latin)
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