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cloak and dagger

adjective as in cloak-and-dagger


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But there is something to be learned by the cloak-and-dagger world from Yousef and Ben Yitzhak.

Disney's key contact was the consummate cloak-and-dagger operator, William "Wild Bill" Donovan.

He went on to say that he was the intended target because of all his cloak-and-dagger work inside Iran.

Plame, the cloak-and-dagger CIA veteran, took a slightly different position.

You risked your life on cloak-and-dagger missions; let the shore-bound fancy dans do the drudgery.

It has been said of Time, earlier in these pages, the cloak-and-dagger sort he is, that stalks and pounces.

He climbed out, standing alongside the bed in his shorts, wondering at the Colonel's cloak-and-dagger approach.

"And Cardon's gone completely cloak-and-dagger-happy," she continued.

Joe said politely: “I heard there was cloak-and-dagger stuff going on.”

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cloak-and-dagger, such as: clandestine, covert, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, intriguing, and mysterious.

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