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synonyms for behind closed doors

  • a huis clos
  • in camera
  • in chambers
  • in closed meeting
  • in executive session
  • in secret meeting
  • januis clausis
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How to use behind closed doors in a sentence

I was rather awed by his imposing appearance, and advanced timidly to the doors, which were of glass, and pulled the bell.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Joe looked at her with a smile, his face still solemn and serious for all its youth and the fires of new-lit hope behind his eyes.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
More soldiers crowded into the cave and Professor-Commander Krafft came in behind them.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
The Seven-score and four on the six middle Bells, the treble leading, and the tenor lying behind every change, makes good Musick.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
I seized the opportunity to watch what I supposed would be a most interesting interview, from behind a curtain.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
The Indian turned his head, and spoke to some one behind; one after another a score of figures rose.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
We make fast the doors of our lighted houses against the indigent and the hungry.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
At the same moment the door was thrown open, and Mrs. Gordon appeared on the threshold with a gentleman behind her.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

  • behind closed doors
  • between ourselves
  • confidentially
  • don't breathe a word
  • off the record
  • privately
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.