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stealthy
 a.  marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
Classic Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  Belated wanderers upon the mountains spoke of gangs of armed men, masked, stealthy, and noiseless, who flitted by them in the darkness.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
2  He went on a slow, scrupulous, soft-stepping and stealthy round.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
3  Nevertheless the stealthy beating of the round in search of poachers soothed his nerves and took his mind off his thoughts.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
4  Last night, about two in the morning, I was aroused by a stealthy step passing my room.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
5  Instantly I made my way back to my room, and very shortly came the stealthy steps passing once more upon their return journey.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 8. First Report of Dr. Watson
6  That would have accounted for his stealthy movements and also for the uneasiness of his wife.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
7  This, then, was the explanation of the stealthy expeditions at night and the light at the window.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 9. The Light upon the Moor [Second Report of Dr. ...
8  He looked round him with a furtive and stealthy air, as one who dreads pursuit.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
9  A low, stealthy sound came to my ears, not from the direction of Baker Street, but from the back of the very house in which we lay concealed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. THE ADVENTURE OF THE EMPTY HOUSE
10  In this way we should be able to watch our man if he struck a light, and see what his object was in this stealthy nocturnal visit.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE ADVENTURE OF BLACK PETER
11  The elders of the flocks continually led stealthy advances into the front yard, lured on by the green of the grass and the luscious promise of the cape jessamine buds and the zinnia beds.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
12  Then she heard his cautious feet on the front steps and his stealthy tread as he entered the hall and she knew that escape was cut off.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
13  They started at each soft snap of burning logs on the hearth as if they were stealthy footsteps.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLV
14  The shadows lengthened and crept out like stealthy, grotesque monsters across the grass.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XIII
15  When it rained he would find a deserted building, if he could, and if not, he would wait until after dark and then, with his stick ready, begin a stealthy approach upon a barn.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 22
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