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Definitionsecret; or conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods
- "Is it alive?" said Maggie, whose imagination had settled for the moment on the idea that Tom kept a ferret clandestinely.2.5 -- Book 2 Chapter 5 -- Maggie's Second Visit (54% in)
- ...you vow solemnly to me, with your hand on my father's Bible, that you will never have another meeting or speak another word in private with Philip Wakem, or you refuse, and I tell my father everything; and this month, when by my exertions he might be made happy once more, you will cause him the blow of knowing that you are a disobedient, deceitful daughter, who throws away her own respectability by clandestine meetings with the son of a man that has helped to ruin her father.5.5 -- Book 5 Chapter 5 -- The Cloven Tree (46% in)
- You have been carrying on a clandestine relation with Stephen Guest,—as you did before with another.7.1 -- Book 7 Chapter 1 -- The Return to the Mill (29% in)
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