Adjective(1) conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
(1) There were clandestine meetings in a shutdown youth centre, and journeys of many miles to seek out particular preachers.(2) In certain details every clandestine struggle is very much the same.(3) She was a clandestine officer of the CIA and she had worked undercover around the world.(4) We watched their clandestine purchasing and procurement network very carefully.(5) The clandestine route the escaped slaves traveled became known as the Underground Railroad.(6) Other clandestine links operate, smuggling arms and, according to the police, drugs into Northern Ireland.(7) Olga's clandestine meetings with Nicholai at Michael's home were becoming dangerous.(8) Gathering his cast and crew, he plots a clandestine departure.(9) Indeed, it does appear to be the case that the clandestine nuclear weapons programme was initiated following that strike.(10) But the other side of the story is of course, perhaps it is possible they were on some clandestine mission.(11) He switched on later to the lucrative clandestine trade of felling and smuggling of sandalwood trees.(12) I agreed to act as though our affair were a secret, a clandestine drama to be hidden from the rest of the world.(13) So far, if the clandestine meetings had gotten any easier, it was only marginally.(14) Now they were ruled by silence, as if on their way to some clandestine meeting of which it was not permitted to speak.(15) Their aid no longer had to be clandestine .(16) This is particularly true of those involved in clandestine or illegal activities.
1. secret ::
2. covert ::
3. furtive ::
4. surreptitious ::
5. stealthy ::
6. cloak-and-dagger ::
7. hole-and-corner ::
8. closet ::
9. backstairs ::
10. backroom ::
11. hush-hush ::
1. open ::
2. overt ::
3. public ::
Different Formsclandestine, clandestinely
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