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adjective as in secret

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Escorting is big business on the straight side too, only more of a hush-hush operation.

She hesitated to explain any further because, she said, “TLC has kind of told us to hush-hush.”

She's willing to speak about things people might to keep on the down-low or hush-hush.

Leaving, overheard hush-hush conversation between saleswoman and manager about possible price break.

And without the levies the "Hush-Hush" party was outnumbered again and again.

“Hush—hush,” warned Berry, plunging after him; “here's old Fox,” which brought both boys up breathless in the middle of the floor.

"Hush—hush," interrupted Gay with mock solemnity and placing his finger on her lips.

This will be hush-hush for awhile, then left to dissolve of itself.

Mr. Atkins explained that naturally the affair was hush-hush.


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hush-hush, such as: confidential, clandestine, classified, closet, covert, and dark.

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