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Definitions and Synonyms of clandestine | Another word for clandestine | What is clandestine?

Definition 1: conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where clandestine or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • clandestine intelligence operations
  • cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines
  • hole-and-corner intrigue
  • secret missions
  • a secret agent
  • secret sales of arms
  • surreptitious mobilization of troops
  • an undercover investigation
  • underground resistance

Synonyms for clandestine in the sense of this definition

(clandestine is similar to ...) secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed

"covert actions by the CIA" "covert funding for the rebels"

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