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furtive glance

a secret or quick glance, quickly averted. He made a furtive glance in the direction of the closet when the robbers asked where the jewelery was hidden.
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Monty's furtive glance inland, his half-frightened, half-cunning denial of any anticipated visit suggested that there was some one else who was interested in his existence, and some one too with whom he shared a secret.
And she was conscious of having been looked at a great deal, in rather a furtive manner, from beneath a pair of well-marked horizontal eyebrows, with a glance that seemed somehow to have caught the vibratory influence of the voice.
A wild light was in her eyes, a furtive, animal-like expression was on her face.
She shut the door behind us with something of a slam, and her black cat followed us so far, with stealthy, furtive footsteps, that we were frightened of it.
all while suspiciously looking me up and down, and making me feel as if I have some furtive reason for being the size I am.
8, 2016 decision barring the Marcos burial, hence there was no legal impediment to the sneaky, furtive, clandestine and 'thief-in-the-night' interment of Ferdinand E.
The court had held its first session on September 15 to look into the case against the 26 who were charged with illegal possession of arms and furtive contacts with Iran and Hezbollah.
Only a council could bring regimented bureaucracy into personal relationships and take all the fun out of those quick chats in the canteen, flirty emails and furtive glances.
On today's Desert Island Discs on Radio 4, she speaks about how song Una Furtiva Lagrima (A Furtive Tear) by Gaetano Donizetti helped her through the harrowing days afterwards.
As to complete this chore I went that day, Something came towards me in a furtive way, A young fox stared at me in surprise, I was in his territory he seemed to surmise.
On notera que le president de Nid Tounes a donne une poignee de main [beaucoup moins que] furtive [beaucoup plus grand que] a Ali Larayedh , et une autre carrement glaciale a Mehdi Jom en evitant de le regarder dans les yeux sans meme lui dire un mot, ce qui, selon les observateurs, donne une idee du climat tendu qui preside aux relations entre BCE et ses deux successeurs a la Kasbah.
The Express Tribune reports that the process of closing down furtive bases in Afghanistan has already begun but a footprint will remain even after the process is complete.
10&11 AWAYDAYS TAKE a peak at the Tatra Mountains of Slovakia where Lauren Turner's been making her first furtive attempts at learning to ski on the snow-capped slopes.
I think someone has a furtive imagination about the lifestyle he leads compared to the one we know he leads - like everyone else he deserves a bit of time off.
The onscreen lip-smacking, the furtive licking of spoons, the tonguing of raw vegetables and the fluttering of eyelashes - that's what she does all the time.