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sneak

verb     /sniːk/ ( past tense and past participle sneaked, also US informal snuck)
sneak into/out/around, etc
to go somewhere quietly because you do not want anyone to hear you: I sneaked into his bedroom while he was asleep.Moving to avoid being seen
sneak sth into/out of/through, etc
to take something somewhere without anyone seeing you: We tried to sneak the dog into the hotel.Moving to avoid being seen
sneak a look/glance at sb/sth
to look at someone or something quickly and secretly: I sneaked a look at the answers.Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
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