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furtive furtive
/ˈfɜr tɪv /

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  • pithy pithy  /ˈpɪ θi/ ?  concise and full of meaning

    pithy meaning(s) 

    • (adj) concise and full of meaning

    pithy usage(s)

    1. The young senator was full of strong opinions and pithy wisecracks.
    2. Pithy little life's lessons keep coming at you when you are talking to someone like Robin Sharma.
  • pitiable pitiable  /ˈpɪ ti ə bəl/ ?  inspiring mixed contempt and pity
  • pitiably pitiably  in a manner arousing sympathy and compassion
  • pitied pitied  /ˈpɪ ˌtid/ ?  a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
  • pitiful pitiful  /ˈpɪ tə fəl/ ?  inspiring mixed contempt and pity
  • pitifully pitifully  /ˈpɪ tɪ fə li/ ?  to a pitiful degree
  • pitiless pitiless  /ˈpɪ ti ləs/ ?  without mercy or pity
  • pitilessly pitilessly  without pity; in a merciless manner
  • pitilessness pitilessness  feelings of extreme heartlessness
  • pitman pitman  /ˈpɪt mən/ ?  English educator who invented a system of phonetic shorthand (1813-1897)
  • pitocin pitocin  hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitocin); stimulates…
  • piton piton  a metal spike with a hole for a rope; mountaineers drive it into ice or rock to use…
  • pitot pitot  French physicist for whom the Pitot tube was named (1695-1771)
  • pitot head pitot head  measuring instrument consisting of a combined Pitot tube and static tube that…
  • pitot tube pitot tube  measuring instrument consisting of a right-angled tube with an open end that…
  • pitot-static tube pitot-static tube  measuring instrument consisting of a combined Pitot tube and static…
  • pitprop pitprop  a wooden prop used to support the roof of a mine
  • pitressin pitressin  hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and…
  • pitsaw pitsaw  a large two-handed saw formerly used to cut logs into planks; one man stood above…
  • pitt pitt  /ˈpɪt/ ?  a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)
  • pitt the elder pitt the elder  English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
  • pitt the younger pitt the younger  English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
  • pitta pitta  any bird of the genus Pitta; brilliantly colored chiefly terrestrial birds with short…
  • pittance pittance  /ˈpɪ təns/ ?  an inadequate payment
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