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furtive
 
SYLLABICATION:fur·tive
PRONUNCIATION:  fûrtv
ADJECTIVE:1. Characterized by stealth; surreptitious. 2. Expressive of hidden motives or purposes; shifty. See synonyms at secret.
ETYMOLOGY:French furtif, from Old French, from Latin frtvus, from frtum, theft, from fr, thief. See bher-1 in Appendix I.
OTHER FORMS:furtive·lyADVERB
furtive·nessNOUN
 
 
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