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secrete -- as in: secrete digestive juices
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • With those words the passenger opened the coach-door and got in; not at all assisted by his fellow-passengers, who had expeditiously secreted their watches and purses in their boots, and were now making a general pretence of being asleep.
  • That, the lofty example of this immaculate and unimpeachable witness for the Crown, to refer to whom however unworthily was an honour, had communicated itself to the prisoner’s servant, and had engendered in him a holy determination to examine his master’s table-drawers and pockets, and secrete his papers.
  • I design to secrete it in the wall of the chimney, where I have slowly and laboriously made a place of concealment for it.
  • Early in the evening he embraced her, and her scarcely less dear namesake, pretending that he would return by-and-bye (an imaginary engagement took him out, and he had secreted a valise of clothes ready), and so he emerged into the heavy mist of the heavy streets, with a heavier heart.

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  • The pancreas secretes insulin.
  • The snail secretes mucus as it travels.

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