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covert
used in The Bourne Identity

12 uses
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Definition
done in a secret or hidden way
  • I'll ask him to make a CS-a covert search-and say that I'll call him back.
    Chapter 10 (72% in)
  • The Silent Monk of Covert Operations had been the sobriquet given him by his colleagues in the intelligence community.
    Chapter 15 (10% in)
  • A man was killed in the Place Fontainas-a covert dealer in diamonds between Moscow and the West.
    Chapter 15 (18% in)
  • "A covert broker," corrected the CIA director.
    Chapter 15 (24% in)
  • "Yes, you did," agreed the once-formidable Monk of Covert Services.
    Chapter 15 (30% in)
  • "Glad to see you, Major," said the former Silent Monk of Covert Services, extending his hand.
    Chapter 19 (27% in)
  • Who better to relay those moves to Cain but the one man on the Forty Committee who's given reports on every covert operations conference.
    Chapter 20 (50% in)
  • He had the presence of mind to call the Pentagon and insist on speaking with covert transmissions, domestic.
    Chapter 22 (27% in)
  • Such men could make a pact with Carlos, if only for the covert power it gave them.
    Chapter 24 (89% in)
  • The former officer was given a name and a brief sketch of defection, including a covert trip to the United States during which the defector in question on special assignment had eliminated those controlling the strategy.
    Chapter 31 (83% in)
  • A man could take only so much, and no one knew that better than Alexander Conklin, once among the finest covert field officers in the intelligence community.
    Chapter 34 (23% in)
  • Brigadier General Irwin Arthur Crawford, current ranking officer in charge of Army Intelligence data banks, former commander, Saigon, attached to covert operations-still classified.
    Chapter 34 (77% in)

There are no more uses of "covert" in The Bourne Identity.

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