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  • adj.hidden, unrevealed
  • adj.underhand, clandestine
  • nounsomething kept hidden, unrevealed

synonyms for secret

  • classified
  • covert
  • furtive
  • hush-hush
  • mysterious
  • obscure
  • private
  • secluded
  • undercover
  • underground
  • undisclosed
  • unknown
  • unpublished
  • backdoor
  • close
  • closet
  • dark
  • deep
  • mystic
  • occult
  • unseen
  • abstruse
  • ambiguous
  • arcane
  • camouflaged
  • cloak-and-dagger
  • clouded
  • conspiratorial
  • covered
  • cryptic
  • disguised
  • enigmatical
  • esoteric
  • mystical
  • on the QT
  • out-of-the-way
  • recondite
  • reticent
  • retired
  • shrouded
  • strange
  • under wraps
  • unenlightened
  • unfrequented
  • unintelligible
  • veiled
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antonyms for secret

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  • aboveboard
  • apparent
  • honest
  • known
  • obvious
  • open
  • public
  • revealed
  • sociable
  • unconcealed
  • light
  • visible
  • clear
  • defined
  • explicit
  • forthright
  • legal
  • legitimate
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How to use secret in a sentence

It could require a whole new breakthrough, or the secret ingredient may already be out there, waiting in a stack of old research papers.
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Part of the beauty of the Tabard Inn is that everyone thinks it’s their little secret, their special spot.
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According to Forbes, Americans are inundated with 4,000 to 10,000 every single day, and it’s no secret that they start to filter them out eventually.
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Many of the alleged secrets were not revealed, but Mak is believed to have passed intelligence related to quieting submarine propulsion to avoid detection.
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It’s no secret that our infrastructure needs a major overhaul.
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Other sections of the application describe how election officials could use blockchain technology to maintain voter rolls, and to ensure no one votes twice—all while also ensuring that who an individual chooses on their ballot remains a secret.
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As the S&P 500 once again threatens to break through its all-time high, it’s no secret that large-cap tech stocks have been leading the way as far as market performance is concerned.
‘IT’S CLICKS VERSUS BRICKS’: WHY TECH STOCKS WON’T BE FADING ANYTIME SOONREYMASHAYEKHIAUGUST 17, 2020FORTUNE
We want to keep Georgia a secret, but a secret that we want to share with friends.
A PANDEMIC TOURISM PIVOT FROM COOL TO WELLNESSDAN PELESCHUKAUGUST 11, 2020OZY
It uses a secret algorithm so that catfishers don’t trick the system into verifying if people are who they say.
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Stunning images aside, the work is meant to unveil some of the deepest secrets of our brains as we grow and age.
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WORDS RELATED TO SECRET

  • QT
  • buried
  • camouflaged
  • cloaked
  • concealed
  • disguised
  • furtive
  • hidden
  • hush-hush
  • incog
  • incognito
  • masked
  • obscured
  • private
  • privy
  • secret
  • shrouded
  • stealthy
  • sub rosa
  • surreptitious
  • ulterior
  • under wraps
  • under-the-table
  • undercover
  • underhand
  • unsuspected
  • veiled
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