Surreptitious in a Sentence

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Definition of Surreptitious

marked by quiet and caution and secrecy

Use Surreptitious in a sentence

  1. The dog has his surreptitious ways of stealing table scraps behind my back.

  2. Because we are dealing with confidential information, let us keep the conversation under surreptitious terms.

  3. Your surreptitious drug habits will not stay unknown for long.

  4. It is difficult to live a surreptitious life in a house full of snoopy people.

  5. Little did his wife know, Clyde stepped outside in the wee hours of the morning to meet his mistress, a surreptitious move on his part to escape a lawful marriage.

  6. I don't trust a gossiper to be surreptitious about private matters.

  7. Throwing me a surprise birthday party was a surreptitious thing to do!

  8. Scammers have their surreptitious ways of gathering your private information.

  9. Rod Blagojevich had a surreptitious plan to sell the senate seat but was caught and sentenced for doing so.

  10. Stuck on a problem, the student employed his surreptitious scheme to reference his notes during an exam.

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Surreptitious synonyms

secret, underhand, sneaky, hush-hush

Surreptitious antonyms

honest, open, candid, frank