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furtive

Definition
(adj) marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
Example Sentence
  • a furtive manner
  • a sneak attack
  • stealthy footsteps
  • a surreptitious glance at his watch
Definition
(adj) secret and sly or sordid
Synonyms : backstair backstairs
Example Sentence
  • backstairs gossip
  • his low backstairs cunning
  • backstairs intimacies
  • furtive behavior
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for furtive

One who is FARTive has to expel farts stealthily.

FURTIVE ..very close to FERTILE...SO when you are infertile you go for fertility treatment, which you keep SECRET from others, as you dont want people to know about your infertility.

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FURtive.. cats have fur..they're stealthy

a fugitive has to leave furitively

Furtive sounds like 'FLIRT'ive.. So a flirtly look is always SNEAKY...!!! ;)

<B><U>Covert</U>ive</B>

A <B>furrow</B> is a place for a <B>fugitive</B> to hide and be stealthy.

A fugitive (a person in hiding sought by law) is always furtive. Relate furtive with fugitive.

for thieves :so in order to steal thieves need to be stealthy and sneaky

fusillade

Definition
(noun) rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
Synonyms : burst salvo volley
Example Sentence
  • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise
Definition
(verb) attack with fusillade
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fusillade

'Fusion' bomb, a kind of nuclear bomb. So 'fusillade' is discharge of bombs.

FUSE+LED - you may have seen FUSE used in household wiring made of LED, exploding like lightening.

fusilLADEN-BINLADEN -EXPLOSION

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Fussilade > Fussi(Phansi,atakna) + lade(lady) > So imagine a lady stuck in a suddenn simultaneous outbirst of missiles from two sides!

Fusillade = Fusil + lade

fussilade ==> fasad In a fasad there is a lot of firing

fuLL MIssillE aTTACK AT d eNEMY

FUSI(ll)ADE:fuse + parade.its a parade of fuses.

"Fusion"+"Raid"->an atomic raid against somebody, outburst or firing of missiles,questions,etc.

Fusillade=fire brigade ,incessant jets of water poured.

• Fusillade = fus (to pour) + ill+ ade ( as in lemonade) => To pour something rapidly that causes illness. Here it is the rapid discharge of firearms.

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