[sur-uh p-tish-uh s] /ˌsɜr əpˈtɪʃ əs/
obtained, done, made, etc., by stealth; secret or unauthorized; clandestine:
a surreptitious glance.
acting in a stealthy way.
obtained by subreption; subreptitious.
done, acquired, etc, in secret or by improper means
operating by stealth
characterized by fraud or misrepresentation of the truth


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