Origin of secretive1
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In the early days, Israel did the same, secretively producing millions of bullets below a fake kibbutz.
Dreams, ambitions, longings—all these had evaporated slowly and secretively during the twenty-six years, vanished into thin air.Gargoyles|Ben Hecht
Across the street, at another window, the curtain had secretively moved.Main Street|Sinclair Lewis
Then he went to astonish the Pennimans with his news, only to find that Winona had secretively nursed it even longer than he had.The Wrong Twin|Harry Leon Wilson