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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Adverb- To act in a way that is marked by, held in, or conducted with secrecy and concealment.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective : Their clandestine meetings went undiscovered for two years
  • But Mr. Mohsen, an American citizen, also loved the idea of clandestinely selling weapons to U.S. allies abroad.
  • She said France and Germany helped, the latter "clandestinely" and the former by providing two nuclear power plants.
  • It was Alfred's intention to leave home clandestinely. for more
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