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sneaking

adjective

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sneaking

verb
present participle of sneak

Synonyms of sneaking (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to move about in a sly or secret manner
  • the little kids sneak around upstairs when they're supposed to be in bed

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2 to introduce in a gradual, secret, or clever way
  • sneak the topic into the conversation any way you can

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The first known use of sneaking was in 1582

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“Sneaking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sneaking. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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