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clandestine

adjective uk   us   /klænˈdes.tɪn/ formal
planned or done in secret, especially describing something that is not officially allowed: The group held weekly clandestine meetings in a church. He has been having a clandestine affair with his secretary for three years. She undertook several clandestine operations for the CIA.
clandestinely
adverb uk   us   /-li/
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