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View definitions for sub-rosa

sub-rosa

adjective as in confidential, secret

adverb as in secretly

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Example Sentences

This sub rosa gathering marks another step in the organizing of a potential presidential campaign for Clinton.

The lack of trust between the Israeli and American leaders on Iran has been a sub-rosa tension in the relationship since 2009.

The friend who promised to have this letter mailed sub rosa is at the door.

Wrote double quick, then galloped over to Kephalos to see the New Army, sub rosa.

I was invited on condition that I would not let the student-body know of these sub rosa fiestas.

It was easily contrived to divert, sub rosa, large State receipts to supply the remaining financial needs.

He understood that it was to be entirely sub rosa and that nothing must ever transpire as to it.

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On this page you'll find 32 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sub-rosa, such as: furtive, hush-hush, lubricious, secret, sneaking, and stealthy.

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

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