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Known or shared only by the initiated:
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  1. Known or shared only by the initiated:
  2. Kept hidden from knowledge or view; concealed:
  3. Not expressed; inward:
  1. Obscure.
  2. That has been hidden.
  3. Concealed; secret
Done, gotten, made, etc. in a secret, stealthy way; clandestine
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  1. Done, gotten, made, etc. in a secret, stealthy way; clandestine
Characterized by or resembling stealth or secrecy.
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  1. Characterized by or resembling stealth or secrecy.
  2. Marked by or acting with quiet, caution, and secrecy intended to avoid notice.
  3. Characterized by stealth; secret, furtive, or sly
  1. Dishonest; deceitful
  2. Of or like a sneak; underhanded
  3. Difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries
(Informal) Having or showing a tricky or deceitful nature; evasive
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  1. (Informal) Having or showing a tricky or deceitful nature; evasive
  2. Distinguished by frequent changes in direction:
  3. Able to accomplish what is needed; resourceful.
Tending to elude capture, perception, comprehension, or memory:
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  1. Tending to elude capture, perception, comprehension, or memory:
  2. Hard to grasp or retain mentally; baffling
  3. Difficult to define or describe:
Like a cat or cat's; noiseless, stealthy, etc.
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  1. Like a cat or cat's; noiseless, stealthy, etc.
  2. Resembling a cat, especially in being quiet or stealthy.
  3. Resembling a cat; feline
Crafty, sly, stealthy, etc.
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  1. Crafty, sly, stealthy, etc.
  2. Of a cat or the cat family
  3. Suggestive of a cat, as in suppleness or stealthiness.
Graceful, sinuous, and sleek:
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  1. Graceful, sinuous, and sleek:
  2. (Informal) Attractively sleek and revealing, as by being, variously, brief, contoured, gauzy, etc.
  3. Sneaking; stealthy; furtive
Gradually growing or persistent:
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  1. Gradually growing or persistent:
  2. Acting in a stealthy, furtive way.
  3. Not admitted or made known to others; secret
  1. Dishonest; deceitful
  2. Of or like a sneak; underhanded
  3. Difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries
Characterized by or resembling stealth or secrecy.
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  1. Characterized by or resembling stealth or secrecy.
  2. Characterized by stealth; secret, furtive, or sly
  3. Marked by or acting with quiet, caution, and secrecy intended to avoid notice.
Tending to conceal one's thoughts, feelings, affairs, etc. from others; reticent; not frank or open
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  1. Tending to conceal one's thoughts, feelings, affairs, etc. from others; reticent; not frank or open
  2. Having a tendency to keep one's thoughts or activities unknown to others:
  3. Suggestive of the keeping of secrets:
Skillful at trickery or deceit; crafty; wily
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  1. Skillful at trickery or deceit; crafty; wily
  2. (Dial.) Skillful or clever
  3. Playfully mischievous:
Cowardly, stealthy, underhanded, or furtive
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  1. Cowardly, stealthy, underhanded, or furtive
  2. Acting in a stealthy, furtive way.
  3. Not admitted or made known to others; secret
Of or like a sneak; underhanded
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  1. Of or like a sneak; underhanded
  2. Furtive; surreptitious.
  3. Difficult to catch due to constantly outwitting the adversaries
Done, gotten, made, etc. in a secret, stealthy way; clandestine
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  1. Done, gotten, made, etc. in a secret, stealthy way; clandestine
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