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Another word for covert

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Adjective
  1. Existing or operating in a way so as to ensure complete concealment and confidentiality

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  2. Lying beyond what is obvious or avowed

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Noun
  1. Something that physically protects, especially from danger

      1. A place where one is safe and secure; refuge
      2. Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
      3. A place offering protection and safety; a shelter.
      1. A shelter for protection, as from gunfire
      2. Shelter or protection:
      3. Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
      1. A protected inlet, or branch of a sea, lake, etc., where ships can anchor, esp. one with port facilities
      2. A place of refuge, safety, etc.; retreat; shelter
      3. A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide anchorage for ships.
      1. A harbor or anchorage; a port.
      2. A place of refuge or rest; a sanctuary.
      1. Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
      2. Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
      3. One that protects:
      1. Shelter or protection from danger, difficulty, etc.
      2. An expedient to secure protection or defence.
      3. Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship:
      1. The process of receding from a position or of becoming smaller:
      2. An organized group withdrawal from regular activities for a given purpose, as by colleagues meeting away from the office and engaging in exercises for promoting teamwork, creativity, etc.
      3. The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
      1. A holy place, as a building set aside for worship of the divinity or of one or more deities
      2. A particularly holy place within a church or temple, as the part around the altar, the holy of holies in the Jewish Temple, etc.
      3. A place of refuge or protection; asylum: orig., fugitives from justice were immune from arrest in churches or other sacred places
      1. The state of being covered or protected; protection; refuge
      2. A refuge, haven or other cover or protection from something.
      3. Something that covers or protects; protection, or place affording protection, as from the elements or danger
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    attack

    safety

  2. A hiding place

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    place

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Another word for covert

Noun
  1. A thicket

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    brush

    bush

  2. A shelter or hiding place

      1. (--- Physics) A wall or housing of concrete or lead built around a nuclear reactor to prevent the escape of radiation.
      2. A flat, usually broad, piece of metal, wood, etc., carried in the hand or worn on the forearm to ward off blows or missiles
      3. A decorative emblem that often serves to identify an organization or a government.
      1. An institution for the care of people, especially those with physical or mental impairments, who require organized supervision or assistance.
      2. (Obs.) A sanctuary, as a temple, where criminals, debtors, etc. were safe from arrest
      3. The protection given by a sanctuary or refuge or by one country to refugees from another country
      1. A place of refuge, safety, etc.; retreat; shelter
      2. A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide anchorage for ships.
      3. A protected inlet, or branch of a sea, lake, etc., where ships can anchor, esp. one with port facilities