Covert and Sneak

Covert

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Covert adjective – Undertaken or done so as to escape being observed or known by others.
Usage example: a covert operation to provide aid to the rebels

Sneak is a synonym for covert in secret topic. In some cases you can use "Sneak" instead an adjective "Covert".
Nearby Words: covertly, coverture
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Sneak

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Sneak adjective – Undertaken or done so as to escape being observed or known by others.
Usage example: a sneak attack on the nation's capitol

Covert is a synonym for sneak in secret topic. Sometimes you can use "Covert" instead an adjective "Sneak", if it concerns topics such as furtive.
Nearby Words: sneaky, sneaking, sneaked, sneaker
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  • Lady Land Ayla is the only one who seems to notice that the only women there who get pregnant are the ones who sneak out for covert liaisons with male lovers...
    Source: Lady Land
  • Stealth in Space Black Ops battleships don't suffer the targeting and velocity penalties when operating regular cloaks, but it raises the question of why they're described as valuable for sneak attacks when they can't use the Covert Ops cloak like Stealth Bombers can.
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