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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 ?
I did as he bade, and then together we sought the secret panel through which I had just entered the apartment--the one at the opposite end of the room from that through which the girl had led her savage companions.
To our disappointment the panel eluded our every effort to negotiate its secret lock.
I judge Anne Catherick's words by his actions, and I believe there is a secret.
To Laura's secret surprise and to my secret alarm, he called her by her Christian name, asked if she had heard lately from her uncle.
I will keep thy secret, as I have his," said Hester.
I know not Lethe nor Nepenthe," remarked he; "but I have learned many new secrets in the wilderness, and here is one of them -- a recipe that an Indian taught me, in requital of some lessons of my own, that were as old as Paracelsus.
Was this the true secret of Clara Burnham's terror at the impending return of Richard Wardour?
Say that you choose to keep your own secrets, and I shall understand what you mean.
What the disguise of her lover would be, Julia could not imagine--probably, that of a wandering harper: but then she remembered that there were no harpers in America, and the very singularity might betray his secret.
I believe a secret better concealed behind the walls of the Bastile than behind those of Belle-Isle.
While the Grangers expired in flame and blood, and organized labor was disrupted, the socialists held their peace and perfected their secret organization.
A single kink in my brain," Thomson continued, "a secret weakness, perhaps even a dash of lunacy, and I might be quite reasonably the master-spy of the world.
Excepting the secrets of our prison-house, he was ready enough to talk on subjects about which I was curious.
Looks like a secret society got hold of them," said Bert.
The name of Don Augustin de Certavallos was scarcely known beyond the limits of the little town in which he resided, though he found a secret pleasure himself in pointing it out, in large scrolls of musty documents, to an only child, as enrolled among the former heroes and grandees of Old and of New Spain.