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What is the opposite of openly?

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Adverb
Opposite of in full view without concealment, especially publicly
Adverb
Opposite of in candid or direct manner without reserve
Adverb
Opposite of in a frank way
Adverb
Opposite of in an open, honest, and direct manner
Adverb
Opposite of without doubt
“It was small, tackily decorated, and questionably clean, but I hardly noticed.”
Adverb
Opposite of in a truthfully accurate manner
Adverb
Opposite of in a frank or candid manner or way
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for not closed or fastened
“He finally made it to the chest, only to find that it was closed and locked.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for being fully accessible and obtainable with little regard to restrictions
“Access to these amenities is restricted.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for not concealed
“Who do you think would have access to the resources needed for a well organized covert operation like that?”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for awaiting decision or settlement
“I believe it is now a resolved matter, and everyone can move on from the incident.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for honest and frank
“We ask that you be more discreet with information pertaining to National Security.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for susceptible to being attacked or compromised
“The furlike coat is designed to render its wearer insusceptible to the cold.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for undeveloped or not built-up
“It wasn't always the developed and bustling metropolis that it is today.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for extended, expanded, or unfolded
“It was a nicely folded piece of origami which required a lot of skill and precision.”
Adverb
(unreceptively) Opposite of adverb for receptive to ideas or opinions
“I am aware that they are old and unreceptive, but they should not compromise when it comes to their health.”
Adverb
(adamantly) Opposite of adverb for receptive to ideas or opinions
“George was adamant in his assertion that he saw Amy kissing Jerry's cousin, Jeffrey.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for with no restrictions on those allowed to participate
“A private function will be organized for exclusive members.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for inclined to be generous or to share in abundance
“He was unusually miserly with his own family despite his charitable nature.”
Adverb
(of clothing) Opposite of adverb for not closed or fastened
“You are probably feeling uncomfortable because your belt is fastened rather tightly around your waist.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for unobstructed by buildings or trees
“There is an obstructed path up ahead, and you will not be able to pass.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for being in an impartial state
“I cannot help but feel that many journalists are biased in their reporting.”
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Opposite of adverb for approachable in demeanor
“He became increasingly unsociable and unapproachable following the unfortunate accident.”
Adverb
Opposite of adverb for having spaces or gaps
“Not even the most determined thief will be able to break through this solid vault.”
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