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Not revealing a secret or not given to revealing secrets:
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  1. Not revealing a secret or not given to revealing secrets:
  2. Kept hidden from knowledge or view; concealed:
  3. Not expressed; inward:
Kept or done in secret, often to conceal an illicit or improper purpose.
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  1. Kept or done in secret, often to conceal an illicit or improper purpose.
  2. Kept secret or hidden, esp. for some illicit purpose; surreptitious; furtive
Done or acting in a stealthy manner, as if to hinder observation; surreptitious; stealthy; sneaky
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  1. Done or acting in a stealthy manner, as if to hinder observation; surreptitious; stealthy; sneaky
  2. Characterized by, acting with, or suggesting stealth or a desire to avoid discovery; surreptitious:
A thicket of small trees or shrubs; a coppice.
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  1. A thicket of small trees or shrubs; a coppice.
Plural form of bush
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A decorative emblem that often serves to identify an organization or a government.
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  1. A decorative emblem that often serves to identify an organization or a government.
  2. A wall or housing of an absorbing material, such as concrete or lead, built around a nuclear reactor to prevent the escape of radiation.
  3. A large geographic area where rocks of a continent's craton (the ancient, relatively undisturbed portion of a continental plate) are visible at the surface. A shield is often surrounded by platforms covered with sediment.
An institution for the care of people, especially those with physical or mental impairments, who require organized supervision or assistance.
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  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
A place of refuge, safety, etc.; retreat; shelter
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  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
Kept or done in secret, often to conceal an illicit or improper purpose.
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  1. Kept or done in secret, often to conceal an illicit or improper purpose.
  2. Kept secret or hidden, esp. for some illicit purpose; surreptitious; furtive
Marked by melodramatic intrigue and often by espionage.
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  1. Marked by melodramatic intrigue and often by espionage.
  2. Of or characteristic of the activities of spies and undercover agents, esp. as extravagantly depicted in popular suspense fiction
Confused; muddled; jumbled
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  1. Confused; muddled; jumbled
  2. Alternative form of hugger-mugger.
  3. (Archaic) Secret
Not revealing a secret or not given to revealing secrets:
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  1. Not revealing a secret or not given to revealing secrets:
  2. Kept hidden from knowledge or view; concealed:
  3. Not expressed; inward:
Conducted in secret or through the use of subterfuge, as in a police investigation or in spying:
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  1. Conducted in secret or through the use of subterfuge, as in a police investigation or in spying:
  2. Employed or engaged in spying or secret investigation.
  3. Performed or happening in secret.
Secret, not spoken of (spoken of only in hushed whispers between insiders).
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  1. Secret, not spoken of (spoken of only in hushed whispers between insiders).
  2. Secret; confidential.
Further; more remote; esp., beyond what is expressed, implied, or evident; undisclosed
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  1. Further; more remote; esp., beyond what is expressed, implied, or evident; undisclosed
  2. Lying beyond or outside the area of immediate interest.
  3. Lying beyond what is evident, revealed, or avowed, especially being concealed intentionally so as to deceive:
Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
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  1. Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
  2. A place of refuge, sanctuary, or shelter, especially an institution for the maintenance and care of people requiring special assistance. A place of refuge, sanctuary, or shelter, especially an institution for the maintenance and care of people requiring special assistance.
  3. A place offering protection and safety; a shelter.
A shelter for protection, as from gunfire
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  1. A shelter for protection, as from gunfire
  2. Shelter or protection:
  3. Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
A protected inlet, or branch of a sea, lake, etc., where ships can anchor, esp. one with port facilities
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  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.
A harbor or anchorage; a port.
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  1. A harbor or anchorage; a port.
  2. A place of refuge or rest; a sanctuary.
Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
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  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:
Shelter or protection from danger, difficulty, etc.
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  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:
The process of receding from a position or of becoming smaller:
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  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:
A holy place, as a building set aside for worship of the divinity or of one or more deities
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  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
The state of being covered or protected; protection; refuge
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  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
A secluded room for study or relaxation.
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  1. A secluded room for study or relaxation.
  2. A small, cozy room in a house, where a person can be alone to read, work, etc.
  3. A hidden or squalid dwelling place:
A secluded or isolated place.
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  1. A secluded or isolated place.
  2. A place where one can hide, be secluded, etc.
  3. A hiding place, somewhere you can go to get away from other people
(Informal) A hiding place, as for gangsters
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  1. (Informal) A hiding place, as for gangsters
  2. Alternative spelling of hideout.
  3. A place to hide
A bed or resting place of a wild animal; den
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  1. A bed or resting place of a wild animal; den
  2. The den or dwelling of a wild animal.
  3. A den or hideaway.
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