Etymology

1. surreptitiously

adverb. ['ˌsɝːəpˈtɪʃəsli'] in a surreptitious manner.

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • surreptitious (English)
  • surrepticius (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Surreptitiously

  • expeditiously
  • suspiciously
  • ambitiously
  • viciously

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A common misspelling of surreptitiously is surreptiously

Example sentences of the word surreptitiously


1. Adverb
This secures the belt and makes it more difficult for someone to surreptitiously take it off you.

Quotes containing the word surreptitiously


1. Infinite Promise The carrot of infinite promise always dangles just inches beyond our noses.The trick is to surreptitiously switch that carrot for a zucchini.
- Beryl Dov

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