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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 ?
One by one she sent them through the secret panel into the room beyond, and when the last had passed from the chamber where we stood in wide-eyed amazement she turned and smiled at us and then herself passed through, leaving us alone.
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.
"You believe," she said, "in this secret that my husband is afraid of?
I judge Anne Catherick's words by his actions, and I believe there is a secret."
"It's a secret garden, and I'm the only one in the world who wants it to be alive."
Breathe not the secret, above all, to the man thou wottest of.
Her quick observing faculty had just detected that Clara's face showed no signs of relief, now that she had unburdened herself of her secret. There was something clearly under the surface here--something of importance that still remained to be discovered.
Anna acknowledged that she had betrayed Antonio's secret, but pleaded her duty to her friend in justification.
d'Herblay, who also knew the secret, the queen-mother is pursuing with the utmost rancor."
First, disorder was precipitated by the secret agents and the Black Hundreds, then the troops were called out.
the Lord disposeth all things.--Yet sure it was a most unjustifiable conduct in my sister to carry this secret with her out of the world." "I promise you, sir," said Mrs Waters, "she always profest a contrary intention, and frequently told me she intended one day to communicate it to you.
"Every secret connected with our present and future plans practically passes through my hands, yet no one watches me.
Peepholes were pierced in the wall of each room, and we were never certain, while at work, whose eye was observing, or whose ear was listening in secret. Though we all lived together, we were probably the least united body of men ever assembled under one roof.
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.
The pertinacity of the deceased, and all the circumstances united, induced him to set on foot some secret enquiries.