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Synonyms for secret

Synonyms for secret

concealed from view

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

known about by very few

a means or method of entering into or achieving something desirable

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something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)

something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained

not open or public

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conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

not openly made known

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communicated covertly

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not expressed

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designed to elude detection

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hidden from general view or use

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(of information) given in confidence or in secret

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indulging only covertly

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having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence

the next to highest level of official classification for documents

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References in classic literature ?
Clifford must give up his secret, or take the consequences.
Breathe not the secret, above all, to the man thou wottest of.
So they all made fun of him, and called him cry- baby, and that made him mad, and he said he would go straight and tell all the secrets.
It's a secret garden, and I'm the only one in the world who wants it to be alive.
If I am right in my own persuasion that such a document as I here describe is at this moment in Admiral Bartram's possession -- a persuasion based, in the first instance, on the extraordinary words that I have quoted to you; and, in the second instance, on purely legal considerations with which it is needless to incumber my letter -- if I am right in this opinion, the discovery of the Secret Trust would be, in all probability, a most important discovery to your interests.
I requested likewise, "that the secret of my having a false covering to my body, might be known to none but himself, at least as long as my present clothing should last; for as to what the sorrel nag, his valet, had observed, his honour might command him to conceal it.
But, good brother, you, who are so kind and charitable, and know the secrets of such vast learning, have you nothing that will give me back my sight?
But then the opportunity of making a sacrifice to her secret love was glorious, and her frankness forbade her to conceal the truth.
He, then, who has discovered your secret, madman that you are, still lives; and, what is more, you will not slay him, for he is armed on all sides, -- he is a husband, a jealous man, -- he is the second gentleman in France, -- he is my son, the Duc d'Orleans.
Many were secret and intricate, but he never rested till he found out all the secrets.
And assuredly, the secret man heareth many confessions.
Well, Fred, I don't mind telling you that the secret is that I'm one of a noble race--it has been just found out by me this present afternoon, P.
With a cry of encouragement I threw my weight against the secret door, but as well have assayed the down-hurling of the cliffs themselves.
You think that I have seen the king only twice, whilst the fact is I have seen him more than a hundred times; only we have kept it very secret, that is all.
And then, springing from nowhere, sustained one knew not how, came a persistent, disturbing rumour that the problem had been solved, that the secret was known.