secretively

[ UK /sˈiːkɹətˌɪvli/ ]
ADVERB
  1. in a secretive manner; with a preference for secrecy
    the teacher raised a hand to him, slightly and secretively, because he was her favorite
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How To Use secretively In A Sentence

  • Far from improving Yeltsin's image, however, the war - secretively conceived and poorly planned - tarnished it further.
  • Yet in reality, like nearly all their meetings, it was arranged secretively.
  • But I wonder why he did it secretively, without mentioning it to me?
  • Leila smiled secretively to herself, licking her pink lips.
  • I pressed them secretively against my chest when I met a colleague outside the newsagent's.
  • Myth-debunking is an important activity for moms to be able to engage in vocally, not secretively and in guilt. Motrin Versus The Moms: When Painkillers Are Attacked, Everybody Loses | Her Bad Mother
  • Cordelia smoothed down the bell-shaped skirt of her costume, smiling secretively to herself.
  • the teacher raised a hand to him, slightly and secretively, because he was her favorite
  • But she secretively smiled when Liv turned away.
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