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sneak
n. a person who is regarded as underhanded and furtive and contemptible
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sneak
v. put, bring, or take in a secretive or furtive manner; "sneak a look"; "sneak a cigarette"
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sneak, surreptitious, stealthy, sneaky, furtive
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"
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brigand, bandit
n. an armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band
burglar
n. a thief who enters a building with intent to steal
malefactor, outlaw, crook, felon, criminal
n. someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
robber
n. a thief who steals from someone by threatening violence
plagiariser, literary pirate, pirate, plagiarizer, plagiarist
n. someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
tricksy, wily, tricky, sly, slick, knavish, guileful, foxy, dodgy, cunning, crafty
adj. marked by skill in deception; "cunning men often pass for wise"; "deep political machinations"; "a foxy scheme"; "a slick evasive answer"; "sly as a fox"; "tricky Dick"; "a wily old attorney"
fateful, fatal
adj. controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined; "a fatal series of events"
crabwise, sideways
adj. (of movement) at an angle
mortal, deathly, deadly
adj. causing or capable of causing death; "a fatal accident"; "a deadly enemy"; "mortal combat"; "a mortal illness"
harmful
adj. causing or capable of causing harm; "too much sun is harmful to the skin"; "harmful effects of smoking"
injurious, hurtful, deleterious
adj. harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical additives"
prejudicious, prejudicial
adj. tending to favor preconceived ideas; "the presence of discriminatory or prejudicial attitudes in the white population"
subtle, pernicious, insidious
adj. working or spreading in a hidden and usually injurious way; "glaucoma is an insidious disease"; "a subtle poison"
covert
adj. secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
hush-hush, hugger-mugger, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner, underground, undercover, surreptitious, secret, clandestine
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"
private
adj. concerning things deeply private and personal; "private correspondence"; "private family matters"
secret, secluded, privy
adj. hidden from general view or use; "a privy place to rest and think"; "a secluded romantic spot"; "a secret garden"
suspicious, suspect, shady, funny, fishy
adj. not as expected; "there was something fishy about the accident"; "up to some funny business"; "some definitely queer goings-on"; "a shady deal"; "her motives were suspect"; "suspicious behavior"
serious, sombre, somber
adj. (unplayful)
crooked
adj. having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
awry, skew-whiff, wonky, lopsided, cockeyed, askew
adj. turned or twisted toward one side; "a...youth with a gorgeous red necktie all awry"- G.K.Chesterton; "his wig was, as the British say, skew-whiff"
underhanded, underhand, sneaky
adj. marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"
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hidden, buried
adj. covered from view: "her face buried (or hidden) in her hands"; "buried in the smoke of many rifles"
closed
adj. with shutters closed
closet
adj. "a closet alcoholic"
obscure, hidden
adj. difficult to find; "hidden valleys"; "a hidden cave"; "an obscure retreat"
lurking
adj. lying in wait as in ambush: "a lurking prowler"; "the lurking menaces of the future"
sealed
adj. undisclosed for the time being; "sealed orders"; "a sealed move in chess"
secret
adj. not open or public; kept private or not revealed; "a secret formula"; "secret ingredients"; "secret talks"
unavowed, sneaking
adj. not openly expressed; "a sneaking suspicion"
under wraps
adj. kept secret; "the plan was kept carefully under wraps"
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unconcealed
adj. not concealed or hidden; "her unconcealed hostility poisoned the atmosphere"; "watched with unconcealed curiosity"
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