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Surreptitious and Surfeit

Difficult Words : Surreptitious and Surfeit

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Surfeit (SUR fit) n: excess, an excessive amount, excess or overindulgence in eating or drinking

Thanksgiving meals are usually a surfeit for everyone involved.

Surreptitious (SUR up TISH us) adj: sneaky, secret

The dinner guest surreptitiously slipped a few silver spoons into his jacket as he was leaving the dining room.

The baby-sitter mixed herself a surreptitious cocktail as soon as Mr. and Mrs. Robinson had driven away.

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