Stealth

Definition of Stealth

Pronunciation: stĕlth
n.1.The act of stealing; theft.
The owner proveth the stealth to have been committed upon him by such an outlaw.
- Spenser.
2.The thing stolen; stolen property.
3.The bringing to pass anything in a secret or concealed manner; a secret procedure; a clandestine practice or action; - in either a good or a bad sense.
Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.
- Pope.
The monarch, blinded with desire of wealth,
With steel invades the brother's life by stealth.
- Dryden.
I told him of your stealth unto this wood.
- Shak.

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Italian hand, acuteness, art, artfulness, artifice, astuteness, cageyness, callidity, canniness, clandestine behavior, clandestineness, clandestinity, cleverness, covertness, craft, craftiness, cunning, cunningness, fine Italian hand, finesse, foxiness, furtiveness, gamesmanship, guile, ingeniousness, insidiousness, inventiveness, one-upmanship, prowl, prowling, readiness, resourcefulness, satanic cunning, secrecy, sharpness, shiftiness, shrewdness, slinkiness, slipperiness, slyness, sneakiness, sophistry, stalking, stealthiness, subtilty, subtleness, subtlety, suppleness, surreptitiousness, trickiness, underground activity, underhand dealing, underhandedness, wariness, wiles, wiliness, wit
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