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- adv. In a secretive manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a secretive manner; with a tendency to secrecy or concealment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a secretive manner; with a preference for secrecy
I guess the word "secretively" set my teeth on edge.
Calling up the companies to either redirect my statements, pay them off or "secretively" sneak behind my ex's back .... what a fucking load of bullshit.
Democracies like the United States changed policies publicly and slowly, whereas a dictatorship could “move secretively and selectively.”
The prices Diamond pays were set secretively by Mr. Mendes with the help of a few other executives, former employees said.
If a for-profit wants to spend secretively, then they can send their dollars through a non-profit who will do the political spending for them.
But even as he secretively searches her apartment for something that will reveal the identity of her former lover, he also gains unexpected insight into his ex-wife.
Every year they are forced to hang out together as their parents meet secretively for some charity event, it is thought.
The new disclosure rules were the result of criticism the committee operated too secretively.
We have even seen this person while we are out in public; they always acknowledge each other, secretively of course, thinking evidently that I am deaf, dumb and blind.
But they did NOT get out, did not pull back, did not retreat; and more secretively went on shaming America 'warring' to murder innocents and civilians, wanton and worldwide, with 1975 incursions into Angola (making HIV/AIDS virus), Pakistan (deploying nuclear-bomb capacity), Afghanistan (Kissinger/Zbigniew's supremacist 'global chessboard'), and, more, South American countries.
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