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privy
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The Scarlet Letter

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Definition informed about something secret or not generally known
  • So far as a demeanour of natural authority was concerned, the mother country need not have been ashamed to see these foremost men of an actual democracy adopted into the House of Peers, or make the Privy Council of the Sovereign.
    Chapter 22 -- The Procession (20% in)

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