Furtively
Furtively Fur"tive*ly, adv. Stealthily by theft. --Lover. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • furtively — late 15c.; from FURTIVE (Cf. furtive) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • furtively — furtive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ characterized by guilty or evasive secrecy; stealthy. DERIVATIVES furtively adverb furtiveness noun. ORIGIN Latin furtivus, from furtum theft …   English terms dictionary

  • furtively — adverb in a furtive manner (Freq. 1) the soldiers were furtively crawling through the night • Syn: ↑on the sly • Derived from adjective: ↑furtive …   Useful english dictionary

  • furtively — adverb see furtive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • furtively — See furtive. * * * …   Universalium

  • furtively — adverb /ˈfɜːtɪvli/ In a furtive manner. Syn: secretively, surreptitiously …   Wiktionary

  • furtively — adv. secretly, stealthily; slyly, shiftily …   English contemporary dictionary

  • furtively — fur·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • furtively — See: furtive …   English dictionary

  • furtively — Stealthily; by stealth …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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