Unknown to others, privately. For example, They met in secret, or, as Shakespeare put it in Love's Labour's Lost (5:2): “One word in secret.” [Second half of 1400s]
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In secret, before the referendum, the council went ahead and fluoridated the water anyway.
The death toll, which experts believe has been significantly undercut by secret burials, stands at 7,905.
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Henri Paul actually worked for the French Secret Service and he had €200,000 in his account when he only earned €30,000 a year.Harry’s Daddy, and Diana’s ‘Murder’: Royal Rumors In a New Play|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The remarkable thing was that all the hurrying people she met seemed also each of them to be on a secret and mystic errand.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
To Berthier, if to any one, Bonaparte entrusted his secret designs, for he knew that he could do so in safety.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
He must be The saltest fish that swims the sea.And, oh!He has a secret woe!
Dr. Adam Weishaupt, professor of canon law at Ingolstadt, founded the secret society of the illuminati.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!