stealthily

In a stealthy manner, furtively.

So intent was he upon this personal appraisement of his features that he did not hear the parting of the tall grass behind him as a great body pushed itself stealthily through the jungle; nor did his companion, the ape, hear either, for he was drinking and the noise of his sucking lips and gurgles of satisfaction drowned the quiet approach of the intruder.


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  • Stealthily — Stealth i*ly ( [i^]*l[y^]), adv. In a stealthy manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stealthily — adv. Stealthily is used with these verbs: ↑creep …   Collocations dictionary

  • stealthily — stealthy ► ADJECTIVE (stealthier, stealthiest) ▪ characterized by stealth. DERIVATIVES stealthily adverb stealthiness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • stealthily — adverb in a stealthy manner (Freq. 3) stealthily they advanced upstream • Derived from adjective: ↑stealthy …   Useful english dictionary

  • stealthily — adverb see stealthy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stealthily — See stealthy. * * * …   Universalium

  • stealthily — adv. furtively, slyly, sneakily, clandestinely, surreptitiously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stealthily — stealth·i·ly …   English syllables

  • stealthily — See: stealthy …   English dictionary

  • stealthily —   Nihi, malū …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

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