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Adjectives (8)

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"
underhanded, underhand, sneaky
adj. marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"

Fuzzynyms (108)

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"
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"
venal, purchasable, dishonest, bribable, corruptible
adj. capable of being corrupted; "corruptible judges"; "dishonest politicians"; "a purchasable senator"; "a venal police officer"
fateful, fatal
adj. controlled or decreed by fate; predetermined; "a fatal series of events"
crabwise, sideways
adj. (of movement) at an angle
treacherous, perfidious
adj. tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans; "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues"
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"
dishonorable, dishonest
adj. deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
shoddy, misleading, deceptive
adj. designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently; "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices"
calculating, scheming, devious
adj. used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"
illegal
adj. prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move"
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"
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"
immoral, base
adj. not adhering to ethical or moral principles; "base and unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life"; "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds"
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"
serious, sombre, somber
adj. (unplayful)
hypocritical
adj. professing feelings or virtues one does not have; "hypocritical praise"
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"
false
adj. designed to deceive; "a suitcase with a false bottom"
shifty, devious
adj. characterized by insincerity or deceit; evasive; "a devious character"; "shifty eyes"
tricky, slippery
adj. not to be trusted; "how extraordinarily slippery a liar the camera is"- James Agee

Synonyms (14)

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"
unscrupulous, dishonest
adj. lacking honesty and oblivious to what is honorable

Antonyms (1)

unconcealed
adj. not concealed or hidden; "her unconcealed hostility poisoned the atmosphere"; "watched with unconcealed curiosity"

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