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Noun
Something unrevealed or difficult to know
“Many people claim to know the secret to happiness. But what if there's no such thing?”
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Something that is kept or meant to be kept unknown or unseen by others
“Authorities have been trying to keep details of the incident a secret from the public.”
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A valid, but not commonly known or recognized, method of achieving or maintaining something
“The secret to achieving your goals is hard work and meticulous planning.”
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A clever or particular way of doing something
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An unexpected situation, detail or circumstance, often unpleasant
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A thing that ensures admission to or the achievement of something
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Confidential information
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Closely kept secret
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A rumor or piece of gossip
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Adjective
Not meant to be known as such by others
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“Angela has been getting messages from someone claiming to be her secret admirer.”
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Not known or seen or not meant to be known or seen by others
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“Rumor has it that the glamorous couple are planning a secret wedding.”
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(of an object) Not clearly seen or noticeable
“The bookcase is actually a secret door that leads into his private study.”
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(of information or messages) Not easily deciphered
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“We have received a secret message claiming that all our bases now belong to them.”
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(of a place or location) Placed or standing away from view
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“The rear door of the cottage opens into a secret garden.”
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(of a person) Fond of or good at keeping things about oneself unknown
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“Boo Radley was a secret man who preferred to keep to himself.”
Adjective
Existing within the mind, soul or spirit, and often not expressed
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Not known or familiar
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Existing but not yet developed or manifest
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Shy and fond of being on one's own
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Adjective
Forbidden by law, rules, or custom
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Not given due attention
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Silent
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Not included in a list
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Relating to, using, or resembling magic
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Not explainable by physical laws
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Intended for, or likely to be understood by, only a small number of people
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Unnamed or not identified by a name
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Suggestive of the supernatural
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