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Adjective
Having or showing a cunning or deceitful nature
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“He's a political blackleg by nature, a sneaking trickster by birth, and by the mercy of God, an uncompromising idiot.”
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Behaving or done in a cautious and surreptitious manner, so as not to be seen or heard
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“Thus, a grave and highly important piece of legislation is being impeded because of a sneaking attempt to put over with it an utterly unsound measure.”
Adjective
Slight or subtle, but nagging or persistent
“I have a sneaking suspicion that if there were a way to make movies without actors, George would do it.”
Adjective
Persistent in one's mind but reluctantly held or not fully recognized
“He simply regards it as a desire to meddle, a priggish and pragmatical act, and even as a sneaking desire to inflict punishment by proxy.”
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Deserving hatred and contempt
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“He hadn't been such a dull-witted eejit as not to know that some sneaking little scoundrel would one day be the cause of his ruination.”
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Disloyal to what should command one's fidelity or allegiance
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Having a dejected or guilty appearance
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Walking on toes
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Very disgusting, dirty or unpleasant
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Not expressed or done in a direct way
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Moving at a notably slow speed
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Verb
Present participle for to move or go in a furtive or stealthy way
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“They stealthily sneak out the back door, not making a sound.”
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Present participle for to insert or introduce in a stealthy way
“When the moment is right, sneak the topic of a job promotion into the conversation.”
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Present participle for to bring, take, or put secretly
“So, you know, to sneak someone onto a cruise ship, that would be almost an impossibility.”
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Present participle for to do something in a stealthy or furtive way
“Quite often, his eyes were fixed on his phone screen, which enabled me to sneak him a glance.”
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Present participle for to inform an adult or person in authority of a companion's misdeeds
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“Joyce echoes a central convention from the school story where boys never sneak on one another.”
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Present participle for to move somewhere in a slow and steady way
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Present participle for to hide oneself or stay out of sight
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Present participle for to replace one's clothing
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Present participle for to depart quietly, without being noticed
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Present participle for to take something illegally or without permission
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