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Short Definition :

(adj) marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
Synonyms : sneak , sneaky , stealthy , surreptitious
Example Sentence
  • a furtive manner
  • a sneak attack
  • stealthy footsteps
  • a surreptitious glance at his watch

(adj) secret and sly or sordid
Synonyms : backstair , backstairs
Example Sentence
  • backstairs gossip
  • his low backstairs cunning
  • backstairs intimacies
  • furtive behavior

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for furtive

One who is FARTive has to expel farts stealthily.
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by userdce

FURTIVE ..very close to FERTILE...SO when you are infertile you go for fertility treatment, which you keep SECRET from others, as you dont want people to know about your infertility.
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by preetisoni2411

FURtive.. cats have fur..they're stealthy
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by redeye

a fugitive has to leave furitively
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by jay_gandhi

Furtive sounds like 'FLIRT'ive.. So a flirtly look is always SNEAKY...!!! ;)
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by jammy4u

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by Rodeokinney

A furrow is a place for a fugitive to hide and be stealthy.
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by Rodeokinney

A fugitive (a person in hiding sought by law) is always furtive. Relate furtive with fugitive.
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by Srividya Srikumar

for thieves :so in order to steal thieves need to be stealthy and sneaky
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by laaptu


Short Definition :

(noun) rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
Synonyms : burst , salvo , volley
Example Sentence
  • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise

(verb) attack with fusillade
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for fusillade

'Fusion' bomb, a kind of nuclear bomb. So 'fusillade' is discharge of bombs.
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by jahidmasud

FUSE+LED - you may have seen FUSE used in household wiring made of LED, exploding like lightening.
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by userdce

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by sasi_711

Fussilade > Fussi(Phansi,atakna) + lade(lady) > So imagine a lady stuck in a suddenn simultaneous outbirst of missiles from two sides!
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by avinav

Fusillade = Fusil + lade
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by rizvi

fussilade ==> fasad In a fasad there is a lot of firing
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by jay_gandhi

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by sukhraj

FUSI(ll)ADE:fuse + parade.its a parade of fuses.
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by gre_10

"Fusion"+"Raid"->an atomic raid against somebody, outburst or firing of missiles,questions,etc.
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by melancholica

Fusillade=fire brigade ,incessant jets of water poured.
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by rakei

• Fusillade = fus (to pour) + ill+ ade ( as in lemonade) => To pour something rapidly that causes illness. Here it is the rapid discharge of firearms.
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