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Synonyms for surreptitious
ˌsɜr əpˈtɪʃ əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. furtive, sneak(a), sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious(adj)

    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, underground(adj)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. surreptitious

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

    Antonyms:
    open, openhanded, frank, honest, ingenuous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. surreptitious(a.)

    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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How to use surreptitious in a sentence?

  1. Miguel McKelvey:

    Notably, Mr. McKelvey's email to WeWork's employees wholly ignores the specific allegations concerning the assaults, the fact that our client complained, a surreptitious photo taken of our client, etc.

  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. Pervez Hoodbhoy:

    It is likely that drones would be used in a surreptitious mode close to the LoC, far away from populated areas.

  4. Representative Rob Bishop of Utah:

    This surreptitious land grab reveals that the Obama administration will stop at nothing to lock up more and more land, with the stroke of a pen. I condemn this shameful power move which makes states and citizens fearful that the federal government can invade at any time to seize more lands like bandits in the night.

  5. 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.


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