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covert -- as in: a covert plan
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The Winter's Tale
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  • —you must retire yourself Into some covert; take your sweetheart’s hat And pluck it o’er your brows, muffle your face, Dismantle you; and, as you can, disliken The truth of your own seeming; that you may,— For I do fear eyes over,—to shipboard Get undescried.

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  • covert intelligence gathering
  • covert funding for the rebels

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