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Synonyms for cloak-and-dagger

existing or operating in a way so as to ensure complete concealment and confidentiality

Synonyms for cloak-and-dagger

conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

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With deadpan wit, the grown-up Roger Hall details his experiences as an OSS officer in You're Stepping on My Cloak and Dagger, which received wide acclaim when it first appeared in 1957.
But by the time Cloak and Dagger came out in 1946, the ending was cut for political reasons.
For more details ring Chris Green, of Cloak and Dagger Productions, on 07967 779102.
The first half of the season is like a cloak and dagger,'' Vaughn said.
But Smith was also on a cloak and dagger mission to try to persuade Inter Milan's Ince to join Rangers at the end of this season.
In a cloak and dagger scenario rivaling the days of the KGB at its zenith, a Houston company is seeking to unravel a tangled web of events which ultimately led to its forceful removal from Russia at great cost.
These two game industry veterans built the popular video arcade games Major Havok, Cloak and Dagger and Paperboy for Atari.
Whispers, none of them proved, have begun about others, talk of cloak and dagger investigations into world-famous faces.
She said: "On the very day the Libyan spymaster defects, you'd have thought the Foreign Secretary would have better things to do than raise money on a cloak and dagger mission in Edinburgh.
The reason for affinity to my new friend is the all too apparent cloak and dagger tactics employed by our council in its intent to demolish it, which were fully exposed in the Mail coverage.
That has raised the question of whether the EC planned to extend the definition of what is seen as a broadcast Birmingham-based IT litigation solicitor Paul Haswell, of Wragge and Co, Colmore Row, said: "It's all a bit cloak and dagger at the moment.
The letter reads: ``The spin and cloak and dagger way in which these events took place leaves a bad taste, indeed the spinning continues as people manoeuvre to apportion blame.
AN expert in espionage has hung up his cloak and dagger to write children's books.
MARTINE McCutcheon has at last found herself a new man, judging from her cloak and dagger behaviour.
SwordPlay even offers classes in specialty weapons such as the quarterstaff, a stick that is held in both hands, and cloak and dagger, in which the cape is used as a shield.