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stealth

stealth

 
pronunciation:
stelth
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part of speech: noun
definition: secretive, surreptitious, or covert movement or procedure; sneakiness; furtiveness.
He knew they would not hand over the document and he could only get it by stealth.
antonyms:
openness
derivations: stealthful (adj.), stealthfully (adv.)
Word Parts
The word stealth contains the following part:
-th2 Old English noun-forming suffix that means the act or state of
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The suffix -th2 attaches to English adjectives to form nouns (e.g., "warmth " from "warm" and "depth " from "deep"), and to English verb roots to form nouns (e.g., "birth " from "bear" and "stealth " from "steal").