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surreptitious

(sŭr″ĕp-tish′ŭs) [L. surrepticius, concealed, stolen]
Evasive, secretive, or stealthy; attempting to avoid detection.
surreptitiously (-tish′ŭs-lē)
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These devious pieces of software, when surreptitiously installed on a user's computer without meaningful consent, dupe consumers into believing legitimate Web sites, software companies or their own ISP are serving up annoying ads.
At the time of the '80s war in Nicaragua, Soviet leaders had the world's Cold War going dangerously hot, surreptitiously sending large amounts of military aid to their cat's paw Sandinista comrades.
In particular, the Defendants surreptitiously permitted certain favored investors, including the Calugar Defendants and others to engage in "timing" of the FT Mutual Funds whereby these favored investors were permitted to conduct short-term, "in and out" trading of mutual fund shares, despite explicit restrictions on such activity in the FT Mutual Funds' prospectuses.
Li shot much of the film surreptitiously, making ``Blind Shaft'' into something of a travelogue for anyone interested in visiting hell on earth.
Miranda, a member of the New York Bar, violated the Rules of Professional Conduct by surreptitiously examining materials on the computers of democratic staff attorneys on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Soames' daughter from his latest marriage, Fleur (Emma Griffiths Malin), who at the least matches her father in the headstrong category, encounters the soulful Irene's equally sensitive son Jon (Lee Williams) and for a while they conduct their relationship surreptitiously, unaware of how bad the blood is between their respective parents.
Purolite alleges that: Morgan Lewis was grossly negligent in rendering legal advice to the Company; Morgan Lewis violated its ethical and professional obligations to the Company by permitting a conflict of interest; and, Morgan Lewis acted in bad faith by surreptitiously attempting to obtain a release of liability from Purolite.
The device allows officers to use the flashlight to look at a driver's license while surreptitiously taking the reading.
Installed in an unmarked truck, mobile explosive detection systems surreptitiously scan vehicles for explosives, and can be used to great effect at high-profile terror targets such as sporting events and government buildings.
For the next couple of days, Milan has to lay low while surreptitiously assembling his gang of inept cronies.
According to the Complaint, the Defendants surreptitiously permitted certain favored investors to illegally engage in "timing" of the PBHG Mutual Funds whereby these favored investors were permitted to conduct short-term, "in and out" trading of mutual fund shares, despite explicit restrictions on such activity in the PBHG Mutual Funds' prospectuses.
This is clearly the plaything of a billionaire baby boomer who was weaned on progressive FM, and it will resonate with anyone who ever fell asleep as a youngster with a transistor surreptitiously pressed to the ear.