sneakily


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sneak·y

 (snē′kē)
adj. sneak·i·er, sneak·i·est
Furtive; surreptitious.

sneak′i·ly adv.
sneak′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.sneakily - in a surreptitious manner; "he was watching her surreptitiously as she waited in the hotel lobby"
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It must ask international bodies to delete the terms that China sneakily gave to five peaks in the Philippine Rise.
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