Friday, January 19, 2007

word o' the day.....


this word was found by one of the my kiddos in the book titled The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke. i went to to find out what it meant:

here is what we learned:
sur·rep·ti·tious /ˌsɜrəpˈtɪʃəs/ [sur-uhp-tish-uhs] IPA –adjective
1. obtained, done, made, etc., by stealth; secret or unauthorized; clandestine: a surreptitious glance.
2. acting in a stealthy way.
3. obtained by subreption; subreptitious.

sur·rep·ti·tious·ly, adverb
sur·rep·ti·tious·ness, noun

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