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Whenever she was unhappy she felt herself at bay against a pitiless world, and a kind of animal secretiveness possessed her.
SUMMEREDITH WHARTON
This covers up also a good deal of business acumen, shrewdness, and secretiveness which is not so childlike and bland.
Reticence and secretiveness are excellent things in their way; but this too may be overdone.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
According to this view, the difference is apparent merely, and depends only upon greater secretiveness.
"If there's one thing I can't abide, it is secretiveness," said Mrs. Bonner, as she watched him up the road towards the village.
THE IMAGINARY MARRIAGEHENRY ST. JOHN COOPER
Hence the secretiveness of the Admiralty during the war on the losses of enemy submarines.
And to certain temperaments a little of this diplomacy, or secretiveness, is often very important.
He had caught that note and it piqued his curiosity, so with mountain secretiveness he became cryptic in his response.
A PAGAN OF THE HILLSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
"Certainly," I answered, disguising my wonder at his secretiveness.
PIECES OF EIGHTRICHARD LE GALLIENNE
In his heart he resented Hiram's masterfulness and his secretiveness.

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sine dieadverb | [sahy-nee -dahy-ee, sin-ey-dee-ey; Latin si-ne -dee-e ]SEE DEFINITION