The furtive thief crept carefully and quietly through the window pane. Wearing black clothing and moving in a silent crawl, the furtive fellow was almost completely invisible in the dark shadows of the night. Black Bart did not want to be caught by the guards of the museum, so he furtively and sneakily proceeded with his plan to disarm the security alarm and steal the priceless painting.
Quiz: What does it mean when someone is furtive?
- That person is skilled in moving silently, like a dancer.
- That person behaves in a secretive way so as not to be detected.
- That person has a mean streak and turns to a life of crime.