Surreptitiously

Surreptitiously- adverb

This means slow, deliberate, and secret, in action or character

Merriam Webster’s dictionary

“Quicksand” by Nella Larsen

“Some stopped dead in front of her in order more fully to profit by their stares.”

This word is telling us that many stared at Helga in secret.

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