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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.stealthily - in a stealthy manner; "stealthily they advanced upstream"
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Translations
بِخُطُواتٍ مُتَسَتِّرَه
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çaktırmadanusulca

stealthily

[ˈstelθɪlɪ] ADVa hurtadillas, sigilosamente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

stealthily

[ˈstɛlθɪli] adv [move, creep] → furtivementstealth tax nimpôt m invisible, impôt m dissimulé
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

stealthily

advverstohlen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

stealthily

[ˈstɛlθɪlɪ] advfurtivamente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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References in classic literature ?
One of the Mice, peeping stealthily out, saw her and said, "Ah, my good madam, even though you should turn into a meal-bag, we will not come near you."
It is as if an invisible hand had been stealthily uplifted from the bottom to catch hold of her keel as it glides through the water.
The noise of the approaching horses had ceased, and I judged the Indians were creeping stealthily upon me along the little ledge which led to my living tomb.
And now, as the two stood frozen in terror, I saw the author of that fearsome sound creeping stealthily into view.
Stealthily he worked his craft forward until the stays of the bowsprit were directly above him.
With the coming of night he set forth, and Werper, who had scaled the cliffs alone behind the ape-man's party, and hidden through the day among the rough boulders of the mountain top, slunk stealthily after him.
Coutras had a sense that the child was stealthily watching him from behind a tree.
Black robber bees are swiftly and stealthily prowling about the combs, and the short home bees, shriveled and listless as if they were old, creep slowly about without trying to hinder the robbers, having lost all motive and all sense of life.
A smile--a horrid, deforming, unnatural smile--spread slowly, stealthily, devilishly over his face.
It came into the park at the stroke of midnight and glided stealthily through the trees; it appeared to him to pass through the trunks of the trees.
They left the house stealthily, and hurrying through a labyrinth of streets, arrived at length before a public-house, which Noah recognised as the same in which he had slept, on the night of his arrival in London.
The girl evidently dared not fire for fear of wounding me, but I saw her sneak stealthily and cat-like toward the flank of the attackers.