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privy -- as in: privy to her real identity
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Northanger Abbey
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  • Henry and her own heart only were privy to the shocking suspicions which she had so idly entertained; and equally safe did she believe her secret with each.
  • She was sick of exploring, and desired but to be safe in her own room, with her own heart only privy to its folly; and she was on the point of retreating as softly as she had entered, when the sound of footsteps, she could hardly tell where, made her pause and tremble.

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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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