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privy -- as in: privy to her real identity
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The Winter's Tale
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  • No, by my life, Privy to none of this.
  • —I have said, She’s an adultress; I have said with whom: More, she’s a traitor; and Camillo is A federary with her; and one that knows What she should shame to know herself But with her most vile principal, that she’s A bed-swerver, even as bad as those That vulgars give boldest titles; ay, and privy To this their late escape.

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  • privy to the details of the conspiracy
  • It is difficult to vote wisely when I am not privy to all of the intelligence reports.

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