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adjective as in secret

adjective as in aware

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Given their status, reviewers are privy to moments of birding vulnerability, such as when birders make identification mistakes.

I’ve been in a lot of rooms and have been privy to conversations about user suppression, interactions with government officials, hiding company secrets, manipulation of employees, and internal discussions.

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Unfortunately I was not privy to blood volume and therefore hematocrit levels.

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The “Q” of QAnon is supposedly a high-level government official privy to these secrets because of a top-secret security clearance.

In response to Charvel’s letter, a principal of the financing firm that has stepped up to represent investors following the city’s decision to stop paying rent said lenders also weren’t privy to all of Cisterra’s expenses.

Pinsky was also privy to payouts for his celebrity, accepting a lucrative consulting gig with Janssen Pharmaceutica.

I'm just an average citizen not privy to that kind of information.

Neither Wyden nor Feingold, who were both privy to the interpretation, ever disclosed further details.

He believes he is privy to information not reflected in polls.

For the believers who turned to him, Elyashiv's rulings carried the weight of someone privy to God's will.

It has been said that the Duke betrayed the Bourbons and was privy to the Emperor's return, but this is a calumny.

Having wound these about the waist, they twist them so that they cover the privy parts.

The books of the Treasury and of the Privy Council were rescued, and are still preserved.

His privy councillors are to be found among slaveholders in the United States.

His continued efforts to suppress the drama finally led the troupes to appeal for re22lief to the Privy Council.


On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to privy, such as: covert, personal, private, privileged, separate, and buried.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.