Some articles on secret:
... In effect, it was created a "secret service" which had the power to arrest, to convict, to grant bail or parole, and to imprison or to deport ... He confided to Crosby that a secret enemy military company was being formed and introduced him to the group ... and, as directed, infiltrated another secret Tory unit ...
... A secret society is a club or organization whose activities and inner functioning are concealed from non-members ... The exact qualifications for labeling a group as a secret society are disputed, but definitions generally rely on the degree to which the organization insists on secrecy, and might involve the retention and ... Anthropologically and historically, secret societies are deeply interlinked with the concept of the Mannerbund, the all-male "warrior-band" or "warrior-society ...
... Keep It Like a Secret is the fourth full-length album released by indie rock band Built to Spill, and their second for Warner Bros ... Keep It Like a Secret was released on February 2, 1999 ...
... of the Blick newspaper) published a secret report produced by the Swiss government using data intercepted by Onyx ... Foreign Affairs to the Egyptian Embassy in London, and described the existence of secret detention facilities ("black sites") run by the CIA in Eastern Europe ... but started a military judiciary procedure for leakage of secret documents against the newspaper on 9 January 2006 ...
... Sterling and Peggy Seagrave, in their 2003 book Gold Warriors America's secret recovery of Yamashita's gold—report that secret repositories of loot from across Southeast Asia, were ... his brother, Prince Chichibu, to head a secret organisation called Kin no yuri (Golden Lily) for this purpose ...
More definitions of "secret":
- (adj): Indulging only covertly.
- (adj): Not openly made known.
Example: "A secret marriage"; "a secret bride"
- (adj): Not expressed.
Example: "Secret (or private) thoughts"
- (adj): Communicated covertly.
Example: "Their a secret signal was a wink"; "secret messages"
- (adj): Designed to elude detection.
Example: "A secret passage"; "the secret compartment in the desk"
- (adj): (of information) given in confidence or in secret.
Example: "Their secret communications"
Synonyms: closet, confidential
- (noun): Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained.
Synonyms: mystery, enigma, closed book
- (adj): Conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods.
Example: "Secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"
Synonyms: clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, on the quiet, surreptitious, undercover, underground
- (noun): Information known only to a special group.
Example: "The secret of Cajun cooking"
- (noun): Something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on).
Example: "The combination to the safe was a secret"; "he tried to keep his drinking a secret"
- (adj): Having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding.
Example: "The secret learning of the ancients"
Synonyms: mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, orphic
- (adj): Not open or public; kept private or not revealed.
Example: "A secret formula"; "secret ingredients"; "secret talks"
Famous quotes containing the word secret:
“Crime is a fact of the human species, a fact of that specieas alone, but it is above all the secret aspect, impenetrable and hidden. Crime hides, and by far the most terrifying things are those which elude us.”
—Georges Bataille (18971962)
“You know there are no secrets in America. Its quite different in England, where people think of a secret as a shared relation between two people.”
—W.H. (Wystan Hugh)
“The secret of the illusoriness is in the necessity of a succession of moods or objects. Gladly we would anchor, but the anchorage is quicksand.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)