stealthily


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stealth·y

 (stĕl′thē)
adj. stealth·i·er, stealth·i·est
Marked by or acting with quiet, caution, and secrecy intended to avoid notice. See Synonyms at secret.

stealth′i·ly adv.
stealth′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.stealthily - in a stealthy manner; "stealthily they advanced upstream"
Translations
بِخُطُواتٍ مُتَسَتِّرَه
kradmo
laumulega
kradmo
çaktırmadanusulca

stealthily

[ˈstelθɪlɪ] ADVa hurtadillas, sigilosamente

stealthily

[ˈstɛlθɪli] adv [move, creep] → furtivementstealth tax nimpôt m invisible, impôt m dissimulé

stealthily

advverstohlen

stealthily

[ˈstɛlθɪlɪ] advfurtivamente

stealth

(stelθ) noun
a secret manner of acting. If I can't get what I want openly, I get it by stealth.
ˈstealthy adjective
acting, or done, with stealth. stealthy footsteps.
ˈstealthily adverb
ˈstealthiness noun
References in classic literature ?
Going to the now darkened store, where Cowley & Son had for over a year waited vainly for trade to come, he crept stealthily in and felt about in a barrel that stood by the stove at the rear.
He groped along as stealthily, with as cautious a tread, and as wary an outlook, as a thief entering a chamber where a man lies only half asleep -- or, it may be, broad awake -- with purpose to steal the very treasure which this man guards as the apple of his eye.
And would I be a murderer, then, if --and slowly, stealthily, and half sideways looking, he placed the loaded musket's end against the door.
When the voices died into silence, she rose and crept stealthily away.
Pres- ently, when Sandy slid from the horse, motioned me to stop, and went creeping stealthily, with her head bent nearly to her knees, toward a row of bushes that bordered a declivity, the thumpings grew stronger and quicker.
About Nicodemus's usual bedtime--midnight--the village jokers came creeping stealthily through the jimpson weeds and sunflowers toward the lonely frame den.
He slipped stealthily down the narrow stair, his hair rising and his pulses halting at the slightest creak.
A figure crept stealthily through a break in the other end of the ruined building, now, but they did not notice it.
The man took his charge stealthily across the grass towards the stable.
Wragge (lulled by the narcotic influence of annotating circulars, and eating and drinking with an appetite sharpened by the captain's absence) withdrew to an arm-chair, and fell asleep in an attitude which would have caused her husband the acutest mental suffering; seven o'clock struck; the shadows of the summer evening lengthened stealthily on the gray pavement and the brown house-walls -- and still the closed door opposite remained shut; still the one window open showed nothing but the black blank of the room inside, lifeless and changeless as if that room had been a tomb.
Stryver never had a case in hand, anywhere, but Carton was there, with his hands in his pockets, staring at the ceiling of the court; they went the same Circuit, and even there they prolonged their usual orgies late into the night, and Carton was rumoured to be seen at broad day, going home stealthily and unsteadily to his lodgings, like a dissipated cat.
Though his face was towards me, I thought, for some time, the writing being between us, that he could not see me; but looking that way more attentively, it made me uncomfortable to observe that, every now and then, his sleepless eyes would come below the writing, like two red suns, and stealthily stare at me for I dare say a whole minute at a time, during which his pen went, or pretended to go, as cleverly as ever.