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SURREPTITIOUS. That which is done in a fraudulent stealthy manner.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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But Richard Nixon turned it into an art form, and it was turned against him.It was his surreptitious taping of his own Watergate-related conversations with his factotum that put the nail in his impeachment and resignation from office 34 years ago last month.
Rodriguez said that the fact that they have filed the manifestation clearly showed that they do not know anything about 'the illegal Pansol outing, the purported surreptitious investigation, the highly secretive penalty imposed.'
Images of a Kingdom officer, surrounded by shrubbery near Birkenhead town centre, appeared on social media, with witnesses claiming that he was operating in a "surreptitious manner." But when the ECHO contacted Kingdom about the incident, the company put a lot of effort into trying to prove that he was acting perfectly normally.
"Chopping down trees at 4am is a little bit surreptitious - you're obviously not sure if what you're doing is right."
He confessed to monitoring girls who show docility towards the caliphate's ideology and then contacting them through surreptitious means to avoid detection.
During the investigation, he has revealed that the militant outfit uses applications like Telegram and incognito proxies to woo young girls and brain-wash them after WhatsApp began to be traced.He confessed to monitoring girls who show docility towards the caliphate's ideology and then contacting them through surreptitious means to avoid detection.
Trump's strategy realignment is refreshing - especially in its rejection of certain foreign policy doctrines that unfairly single out Israel and draw surreptitious inspiration from classical anti-Semitic themes and stereotypes.
The party said it frowned at surreptitious moves by some 'powerful persons at the Presidency' to elongate the tenure of the board beyond the Dec.
There is nothing surreptitious. I don't think anyone can watch and say it is ghoulish.
rabbi who pleaded guilty last year to 52 counts of misdemeanor voyeurism relating to the surreptitious filming of more than 150 women inside a mikveh (ritual bath) adjacent to Georgetown's Kesher Israel synagogueis being sued by nine of his victims.
Piracy and surreptitious activities in the Malay Archipelago and adjacent seas, 1600-1840