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Synonyms for surreptitious
ˌsɜr əpˈtɪʃ əssur·rep·ti·tious

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. surreptitious

    Synonyms:
    stealthy, furtive, unauthorized, fraudulent, underhanded, clandestine

    Antonyms:
    open, openhanded, frank, honest, ingenuous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. furtive, sneak(a), sneaky, stealthy, surreptitiousadjective

    marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed

    "a furtive manner"; "a sneak attack"; "stealthy footsteps"; "a surreptitious glance at his watch"

    Antonyms:
    overt, unconcealed, open

  2. clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, undergroundadjective

    conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

    "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"

    Antonyms:
    unconcealed, overt, open

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surreptitiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    fraudulently introduced, foisted in, done by stealth

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "surreptitious":

    clandestine, illegal, underground, disguised

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#4221underground
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#27892disguised
#33098clandestine
#66028stealthy
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#103669underhanded

How to use surreptitious in a sentence?

  1. Michael Dreeben:

    Here George Papadopoulos have somebody who was a campaign official in the Donald Trump campaign, that he had longstanding ties to Russia-backed politicians in the Ukraine, what were the nature of those connections ? Did they provide means for surreptitious communications ? Did they provide back channels to The Russians ? Investigators will naturally look at those things.

  2. Michael Dreeben:

    Here you have somebody who was a campaign official in the Trump campaign, where he had longstanding ties to Russia-backed politicians in the Ukraine, what (was) the nature of those connections? Did they provide a means for surreptitious communications? Did they provide a back channel to Russia?

  3. John Cornyn:

    Saudi Arabia has a history of surreptitious and at times malign behavior in Saudi Arabia attempts to influence American public policy and freedom of speech in our own country, in 2016, the Saudi government used shell nonprofits to trick several American veterans into lobbying on its behalf against the Justice Against State Sponsors of Terrorism Act( P.L. 114 – 222). In 2018, Saudi Arabian operatives murdered U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside its own consulate. In this 2014 file photo, Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks during a news conference in Manama, Bahrain. ( AP).

  4. Lucy Alibar:

    I was a really bad teenager and I got my tongue pierced. I don't even remember where I did it ,but it was under very surreptitious circumstances.

  5. Michael Dreeben:

    Here George Papadopoulos have somebody who was a campaign official in the Trump campaign, that he had longstanding ties to Russia-backed politicians in the Ukraine, what were the nature of those connections ? Did they provide means for surreptitious communications ? Did they provide back channels to The Russians ? Investigators will naturally look at those things.


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