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surreptitious

su ruhp ti shuhs

  • s  marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    a surreptitious glance at his watch
  • s  conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
    surreptitious mobilization of troops

  • This further muzzling of the press may have been in response to a few cases of surreptitious sniping at the government's measures.
  • Press censorship was total now and this further muzzling of the press may have been in response to a few cases of media's surreptitious sniping at the government's draconian measures.
  • Thanks to that grouchy Simon Cowell (and YouTube), the two amateur singers each became overnight sensations, bringing lumps to the throats and surreptitious wiping of the eyes to .
News & Articles

  • EXCLUSIVE: Google chief legal officer pushes back on NSA spy program
    There is a "serious misperception" about the National Security Agency's PRISM program, Google chief legal officer David Drummond said in an exclusive interview with Fox News. On Tuesday the company pushed back against the layers of secrecy surrounding the agency's surreptitious blanket snooping on American citizens.
    June 12, 2013 - Fox News
  • 'Hate Mail' bounces back
    It's a frantic farce that's fully equipped with surreptitious sneaking around, crossed signals, close calls and even a car chase scene — even though the comedy's characters remain isolated from each other, seated at their computers and mobile devices for
    June 5, 2013 - Asbury Park Press
Quotes

  • Richard Blumenthal in Newsday
    The government has consulted Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The information available to government does not indicate any surreptitious entry into the stock market or real estate market by terrorist... P Chidambaram http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P._Chidambaram&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEnTBD7V0iP1aRXOG75a-xyYABDYg Times of India http://www.google.com/url?q=http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Business/India_Business/No_terror_outfits_operating_in_stock_realty_markets_FM/articleshow/2288218.cms&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHJBsc0iy6WkyOgWlFfaDXjrNIeNw Aug 17, 2007 96922 128521 surreptitious The victims of this surreptitious scheme included patients and taxpayers who were overcharged by companies seeking higher sales and profits," Blumenthal said. "McKesson exploited publicly funded programs that serve our must vulnerable...
  • Robin Givhan in Los Angeles Times
    Though Clinton was hardly displaying what one would call cleavage, Givhan wrote that "there was the sense that you were catching a surreptitious glimpse at something private."

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