clandestine


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

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conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods

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"Now for the Law of Clandestine Marriage!" said Lady Winwood.
Bute Crawley, numbed with midnight travelling, and warming herself at the newly crackling parlour fire, heard from Miss Briggs the intelligence of the clandestine marriage, she declared it was quite providential that she should have arrived at such a time to assist poor dear Miss Crawley in supporting the shock--that Rebecca was an artful little hussy of whom she had always had her suspicions; and that as for Rawdon Crawley, she never could account for his aunt's infatuation regarding him, and had long considered him a profligate, lost, and abandoned being.
"I am accustomed to set my face against clandestine proceedings of all kinds," said Captain Wragge.
Macallan had recovered from the effects of his accident--I found that she was carrying on a clandestine correspondence with him by means of her maid.
The marriage, necessarily clandestine, took place in
Clements, I had thought it the strangest and most unaccountable of all places for Sir Percival to select for a clandestine meeting with the clerk's wife.
had said something to him of it; that he hoped it was no clandestine business; that he seemed to be a grave gentleman, and he supposed madam was not a girl, so that the consent of friends should be wanted.
"Now, then, Maggie, there are but two courses for you to take,--either you vow solemnly to me, with your hand on my father's Bible, that you will never have another meeting or speak another word in private with Philip Wakem, or you refuse, and I tell my father everything; and this month, when by my exertions he might be made happy once more, you will cause him the blow of knowing that you are a disobedient, deceitful daughter, who throws away her own respectability by clandestine meetings with the son of a man that has helped to ruin her father.
The Clandestine Cake Club was founded last year, and now the first club has opened in Newcastle.
No man's land; globalization, territory, and clandestine groups in Southeast Asia.
Summary: Mexico City, 23 Sha&'ban 13431 H/ August 4, 2010, SPA -- Seven bodies were found in a clandestine grave in Mazatlan, in the north-western Mexican state of Sinaloa, state authorities said Wednesday according to dpa.
<![CDATA[ A new first-of-its-kind museum will be built in a ship near Haifa, creating a virtual experience of anti-British clandestine immigration to Israel.]]>
Pope Benedict XVI issued a groundbreaking letter to Chinese Catholics June 30 that established new guidelines to favor cooperation between clandestine Catholic communities and those officially registered with the government.
Cuban police have raided and shut down several clandestine Havana factories illegally making and selling cigars and cigar products.
From connections between the roots of Western faith and ancient Egyptian religion, to the true identities of the three magi, to the real clandestine organization behind the secrets in the popular novel "The Da Vinci Code", Forbidden Religion covers a mind-expanding plethora of little-contemplated history affecting modern concepts of faith.