Fur"tive (?), a. [L. furtivus, fr. furtum theft, fr. fur thief, akin to ferre to bear: cf. F. furtif. See Fertile.]

Stolen; obtained or characterized by stealth; sly; secret; stealthy; as, a furtive look.


A hasty and furtive ceremony. Hallam.


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