She is involved in clandestine intelligence operations.
a clandestine interview in the back kitchen
Dickens, Charles -- David Copperfield
I’m thinking about Plutarch showing off his pretty, one-of-a-kind watch to me. There was something strange about it. Almost clandestine.
Suzanne Collins -- Catching Fire
Or union, without witness—secret— Clandestine—can be easily dissolved If we survive.
Edmond Rostand -- Cyrano de Bergerac
a clandestine radio
Anne Frank -- The Diary of a Young Girl
I never yet encountered the mere mathematician ... who did not clandestinely hold it as a point of his faith that...
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Purloined Letter
The school itself was a secret place; while the authorities allowed the refugees to live citizenless in the camps, they forbade them to conduct schools, making education clandestine, carried out under guard.
Robert Cormier -- After the First Death
we’ve extracted them all from the clandestine archives,
Robert Ludlum -- The Bourne Identity
Two days after our manifesto a "clandestine" radio started beaming to Terra.
Robert A. Heinlein -- The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
Comrade Mundt made a clandestine journey to Finland—once more allegedly in the interests of the Abteilung.
John Le Carre -- The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
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Dueling could also be profitable in a small way, as there was a bit of clandestine betting.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
I showed Nathan the next morning, the two of us stooping furtively over our coffees in the kitchen as if we were doing something properly clandestine.
Jojo Moyes -- Me Before You
Kate would have loved to sneak down to the culvert again, but this was not a clandestine operation.
Trenton Lee Stewart -- The Mysterious Benedict Society
David Baldacci -- Zero Day
I tried to imply clandestine dealings with a high occupation official.
Corrie Ten Boom -- The Hiding Place
Most of the remaining 35,000—clandestine denizens of the so-called interghetto—dwelt in despair amid the ruins like hunted animals.
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
In a secret place inside his cell, Harris stored the tools of his clandestine translating trade.
Laura Hillenbrand -- Unbroken
Gladly partook of any clandestine eating on the part of my mother.
Alice Sebold -- The Lovely Bones
More than once, Laila had wondered what the Taliban would do about Kaka Zaman’s clandestine lessons if they found out.
Khaled Hosseini -- A Thousand Splendid Suns
I arranged clandestine rendezvous and slipped away from home, and, of course, someone would inform my father that I’d been spotted on the streets somewhere.
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
There were also whispered stories of a terrible book, a compendium of all the heresies, of which Goldstein was the author and which circulated clandestinely here and there.
George Orwell -- 1984
Lieutenant Scheisskopf’s preparations were elaborate and clandestine.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
That opening of the door which I had heard after I had returned to my room might mean that he had gone out to keep some clandestine appointment.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Hound of the Baskervilles
There was already a substantial underground facility here, developed over centuries to be either a clandestine refuge for government leaders in time of war or a last resort for humanity if life above became unlivable.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
The attached seminary has a well-documented history of unorthodoxy and was once the clandestine meeting hall for numerous secret societies.
Dan Brown -- The Da Vinci Code
If it had been Sid, she would have had no misgivings to alloy her delight; but since it was Tom, she watched the bottle clandestinely.
Mark Twain -- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
You say you were Mrs de Winter’s prospective husband, and that you held clandestine meetings with her in that cottage on the beach.
Daphne du Maurier -- Rebecca
We somehow had to get out into those infamous mountain passes and put a stop to this clandestine infiltration of faceless tribal warriors making their way across the border, doggedly, silently, prepared to fight at the drop of a turban.
Marcus Luttrell -- Lone Survivor
A sizable area had been walled off for his clandestine practices.
Dan Brown -- The Lost Symbol
Bigger’s eyes skimmed the words: "clandestine meetings offered opportunities for abduction,"
Richard Wright -- Native Son
They had arrived with clean hands, or so it seemed, after no traffic with the merely curious and clandestine.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Tender is the Night
Let’s face it, these two clandestine lovers are hardly babes in the woods.
Thomas C. Foster -- How to Read Literature Like a Professor
It was against the rules for normal people —human people like me and Charlie — to know about the clandestine world full of myths and monsters that existed secretly around us.
Stephenie Meyer -- Eclipse
If it could not be done with Mr. Mills’s sanction and concurrence, I besought a clandestine interview in the back kitchen where the Mangle was.
Charles Dickens -- David Copperfield
Whether the torments of absence were softened by a clandestine correspondence, let us not inquire.
Jane Austen -- Northanger Abbey
THE SINS OF THE PAST: (In a medley of voices) He went through a form of clandestine marriage with at least one woman in the shadow of the Black church.
James Joyce -- Ulysses
Had her eyes filled with tears when she realized that Misery and Geoffrey, far from having a clandestine affair behind the back of the man they both loved, were giving him the greatest gift they could , a child he would believe to be his own?
Stephen King -- Misery
But from what he had that afternoon observed in the man referred to, the suspicion of something clandestine going on had advanced to a point less removed from certainty.
Herman Melville -- Billy Budd
The dauntless grandmother, who had reached a hundred years of age managing a small, clandestine brothel, did not trust therapeutic superstitions, so she turned the matter over to her cards.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- One Hundred Years of Solitude
And the spoyling a man of his goods, by Terrour of death, or wounds, than by clandestine surreption.
Thomas Hobbes -- Leviathan
Moreover, a clandestine life shared with a man who was never completely hers, and in which they often knew the sudden explosion of happiness, did not seem to her a condition to be despised.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- Love in the Time of Cholera
"Is it alive?" said Maggie, whose imagination had settled for the moment on the idea that Tom kept a ferret clandestinely.
George Eliot -- The Mill on the Floss
She was not a keeper of secrets, at least not until her death fears drove her into a frenzy of clandestine research and erotic deception.
Don DeLillo -- White Noise
No one else is there, which gives him a sensation of clandestine pleasure.
Margaret Atwood -- Alias Grace
It was not an Opera night, and no one was giving a party, so that Beaufort’s outing was undoubtedly of a clandestine nature.
Edith Wharton -- The Age of Innocence
I still had a number of clandestine meetings in the city and townships that evening.
Nelson Mandela -- Long Walk to Freedom
But Lavinia will take it up, and talk to her about it; perhaps, even, if her taste for clandestine operations doesn’t prevail with her, she will talk to me about it.
Henry James -- Washington Square
Cadets become clandestine but brilliantly imaginative masturbators of a very high order.
Pat Conroy -- The Lords of Discipline
Smith asked Marcela to see what she could do about Seabiscuit’s clandestine munching.
Laura Hillenbrand -- Seabiscuit
If he could come to some understanding with her, perhaps she would meet him in some clandestine way and thus obviate all possibility of criticism.