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sneaking

[snee-king] /ˈsni kɪŋ/
adjective
1.
acting in a furtive or underhand way.
2.
deceitfully underhand, as actions; contemptible.
3.
secret; not generally avowed, as a feeling, notion, suspicion, etc.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; sneak + -ing2
Related forms
sneakingly, adverb
sneakingness, noun
unsneaking, adjective
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sneaking

/ˈsniːkɪŋ/
adjective
1.
acting in a furtive or cowardly way
2.
secret: a sneaking desire to marry a millionaire
3.
slight but nagging (esp in the phrase a sneaking suspicion)
Derived Forms
sneakingly, adverb
sneakingness, noun
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