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Word: covert

Definition: secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt


Sentences Containing 'covert'

"Covert action should not be confused with missionary work", declared Sec.
After stooping to put the bottle on the ground, he looked up at the windows, and looked about; though with a covert and impatient air, as if he was anxious to be gone.
Afterwards, she and Riddler go out to dinner at a fancy restaurant, under Dick's covert surveillance.
Another covert operational technique, which may be used during this phase, is placing improvised explosive devices (i.e., mines and boobytraps).
Arshtat's mother and aunt had been engaged in a covert struggle for power over the succession.
Both were documents of the groups that approve covert action.
Brigadier General Norman Schwarzkopf, Sr. and CIA guru Kermit Roosevelt, Jr. were ordered to begin a covert operation to overthrow Mossadegh.
But I declined these offers; being already aware that there were plenty of such covert practitioners in existence, and considering the Commons quite bad enough, without my doing anything to make it worse.
Covert surveillance revealed that some members still identified with the disbanded Armed Robbery Squad, with Detective Mark Butterfield saying to a suspect "Welcome to the Armed Robbery Squad" before assaulting him.
Directorate of Covert Resistance (Polish "Kierownictwo Walki Konspiracyjnej", short KWK) was one of the departments of the Armia Krajowa Headquarters created in Poland in 1942 during World War II.
During the "Five Year Gap" following the Magic Wars, Earth fell under the covert control of the Dominators, and withdrew from the United Planets.
From here, the Covert or Covert Operations Agent title was established, Agents from Covert Operations are responsible for the technical support of computer, network and mobile devices.
Geek Squad employees are known as Agents and are assigned titles similar to those used by intelligence agencies – Counter Intelligence Agent (CIA), Deputy of Counter Intelligence (DCI), Double Agent (DA), Covert Agent (CA), Covert Double Agent, Special Agent (SA), Deputy Covert Operations (DCO) and Deputy Field Marshal (DFM), to name a few.
He was a supporter of Habsburgs, which earned him a nickname "covert Spaniard", and an opponent of the pro-French faction.
He was one of the most senior members of the privy chamber during these years and his intimacy with the King made him a useful agent for secret and covert affairs.
Hersh detailed US covert action plans against Iran involving CIA, DIA and Special Forces.
In April 2008, investigative French journalists from Economie LeHepDo Paris described Cheong as one of the hidden influences in an already highly covert industry.
In Israel, the show aired on the Xtra Hot channel, and on Yes Action under the name "HaSmuya" (הסמויה – The Covert Unit).
In Latin America, Southwest Asia, the Balkans, the Middle-East, and North-Africa, he conducted covert action campaigns with verifiable impact. Biography.
In the midst of the hunt for Marwan, Palmer authorizes a covert CTU operation led by Bauer to extract Lee Jong, an associate of Marwan's, from the Chinese consulate in Los Angeles.
Investigators placed covert electronic surveillance equipment in the Armed Offenders Squad's interrogation room at the Saint Kilda Road Police Station.
Iranian commentator Ali Eftagh wrote in the Washington Post that the covert actions that Hersh is reporting are being made public by the Bush administration as a form of psychological warfare.
Its rector between 1719 and 1759, Charles Covert, did work on the chancel during his incumbency.
Later in 2013, "The Guardian" reported that the State Policy Network (SPN), an umbrella group of 64 US thinktanks, was involved in covert lobbying for major corporations and rightwing donors.
Liz grows dissatisfied in her covert relationship with Gerald, who has been hiding her from his family, and decides to leave him.
Meanwhile, Michael Garibaldi, the Interstellar Alliance's Director of Covert Intelligence, continues to struggle with his drinking problem, with disastrous results.
On 1 Dec 1981 Ronald Reagan signed a Presidential finding authorizing covert operations in Nicaragua.
Only in the early 1990s, 40 years after their covert surveillance did the RCMP admit publicly to these activities, including their reliance on informants in the IUMMSW’s Ladies Auxiliary.
Roadblock tells Grunt there will be no rescue operation, 'official, covert or otherwise'.
Several friends of Sandler's also perform and co-write on the album, some of whom would go on to become recurring players in Sandler's films, most notably Allen Covert.
She had hopes of being sent back to France as a covert agent.
Some American-supported covert operations continue in Iran today, according to past and present intelligence officials and military consultants."
Some observers also believed that Álvarez had another tactic in his anti-communist strategy: covert domestic surveillance and extralegal executions.
Some of them have since been traced to the Counter-Guerrilla, which led a covert war against Communism.
Special Operations became particularly active in the conflict with Kurdish separatists, and carried out covert operations, such as assassinations of those suspected of lending support to the Kurdistan Workers' Party.
The are a group that perform covert operations on behalf of Shinra, including espionage, kidnappings and assassinations.
The identification of individuals mentioned in Venona transcripts is sometimes problematic, since people with a "covert relationship" with Soviet intelligence are referenced by cryptonyms.
The required oath read: The Continental Congress, sensitive to the vulnerability of its covert allies, respected their desire for strict secrecy.
The secret policy of Turkification was allegedly carried out by covert groups in order for its instigators not to be discovered.
The spotlight makes the former covert operator an ideal international target for eradication by terrorists as the symbol he has become.
The White Star mission in Laos was initially covert, and used Special Forces and other personnel under Central Intelligence Agency control.
There has been speculation that his parole was granted as part of a covert prisoner swap, in exchange for the release of Susanne Osthoff.
They also use a number of unmarked vehicles of various types fitted with covert warning equipment.
They are also differ in having white checkered covert pattern at the end of the folded wing, as opposed to various black-and-white patterns as seen in other large African bustards.
They were using a multitude of covert and overt, legal and illegal means to acquire western military technologies.
Through the membership of covert Masonic lodges the 'Ndrangheta bosses were able to contact law enforcement authorities, judges and politicians that were necessary to access to public work contracts.
When sabotage takes place, it may be covert rather than clandestine, in that the enemy knows he has been hurt, but may not know who hurt him.
Whereas for Münsterberg "the feeling of willful actions results from an awareness of covert behavior, or a readiness to act overtly, elicited by a situation."
While he makes no active moves and she is very covert in her desires, both know and feel them.
Zatanna later accompanies Firestorm, Black Lightning, and Batman to Metropolis after they come to believe Kimiyo Hoshi has been kidnapped by agents of the covert metahuman team known as the Shadow Cabinet.

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