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clandestinely


clandestinely


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clandestine  \Clan*des"tine\,  a.  [L.  clandestinus  fr  clam 
  secretly;  akin  to  celare,  E.  conceal:  cf  F.  clandestin.] 
  Conducted  with  secrecy;  withdrawn  from  public  notice,  usually 
  for  an  evil  purpose;  kept  secret;  hidden;  private;  underhand; 
  as  a  clandestine  marriage.  --Locke. 
 
  Syn:  Hidden;  secret;  private;  concealed;  underhand;  sly; 
  stealthy;  surreptitious;  furtive;  fraudulent.  -- 
  {Clan*des"tine*ly},  adv  --  {Clan*des"tine*ness},  n.