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sneaking

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsneakingsneak‧ing /ˈsniːkɪŋ/ adjective   have a sneaking feeling/suspicion/admiration
Examples from the Corpus
sneakingI even have a sneaking affection for the man.It's true - he does have some sneaking faith in poets as being fundamentally decent people.I had a sneaking feeling he'd do well at Scum, Hughes is the ideal partner for him.Still, she had a sneaking hope that as she'd reached her lowest ebb, the tide might turn.He did have a sneaking respect for Yanto however.I have the sneaking suspicion, fuelled by the clothes my parents packed, that they knew anyway.She had a sneaking suspicion that she knew why the men had not given up their seats.
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