A Word A Day : Clandestine

Word of 6th June 2007: A Word A Day-Clandestine


( Noun )

Clandestine (klan DES tin): secret, sneaky, concealed and, usually, up to no good

The head of the CIA was upset when the agency's clandestine activities in Central America were discussed on Donahue.

Crimes are usually clandestine, because criminals usually don't want to get caught.

When politician does something clandestinely, she doesn't want the voters to know about it.

The child ate the stolen cookies clandestinely when no one was looking.

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