He fancied himself a Marxist, lived in rooming houses under aliases and was a furtive , nasty man. Here is real, unmistakable nastiness of a fetid, furtive kind, whispered in corners after a cautious glance over the shoulder. The handwriting clearly belonged to an unstable, conniving, furtive , shallow creep. Sanger turned birth control from a furtive , underground pursuit into an international movement. Sham Rao cast a furtive , timid look round him; and his voice, when he answered our questions, was somewhat tremulous. Again the priest and the doctor stole a furtive glance across the young minister's head. Impelled by the strength of her love, from time to time she casts a furtive glance upon the face of her lover.
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To save this word, you'll need to log in. Furtive has a shadowy history. It may have slipped into English directly from Latin or it may have covered its tracks by arriving via French. The French furtif derived from the Latin furtivus. But however "furtive" got into English, the Latin word fur, meaning "thief," is at the root. Examples of furtive in a Sentence This means that they need use only quantum mechanics or only general relativity and can, with a furtive glance, shrug off the barking admonition of the other. Railsbeck asked him to fetch from the cobwebbed crate in the basement. We exchanged furtive smiles across the table. See More Recent Examples on the Web Imagine fridges reprimanding us for our furtive late-night snacks.
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Do you know anyone working in medicine or in the healthcare field. Cousin the same age who just got married has known her husband 6 months. I still love my Heavenly Father and my Savior. I'm not married to a doctor, but have been with one through her training and early years 5 years - she's currently in her first year of speciality training as a paediatrician this is in the UK by the way. All these post confirming how doctors cheat all the time on their spouse kills me and my hope in a future with him.