Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) secret (something that should remain hidden from others (especially information that is not to be passed on)) "the combination to the safe was a secret"; "he tried to keep his drinking a secret"
- S: (n) secret, arcanum (information known only to a special group) "the secret of Cajun cooking"
- S: (n) mystery, enigma, secret, closed book (something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained) "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets"
- S: (adj) secret (not open or public; kept private or not revealed) "a secret formula"; "secret ingredients"; "secret talks"
- S: (adj) clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground (conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods) "clandestine intelligence operations"; "cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines"; "hole-and-corner intrigue"; "secret missions"; "a secret agent"; "secret sales of arms"; "surreptitious mobilization of troops"; "an undercover investigation"; "underground resistance"
- S: (adj) unavowed, secret (not openly made known) "a secret marriage"; "a secret bride"
- S: (adj) secret (communicated covertly) "their secret signal was a wink"; "secret messages"
- S: (adj) secret, private (not expressed) "secret (or private) thoughts"
- S: (adj) hidden, secret (designed to elude detection) "a hidden room or place of concealment such as a priest hole"; "a secret passage"; "the secret compartment in the desk"
- S: (adj) privy, secluded, secret (hidden from general view or use) "a privy place to rest and think"; "a secluded romantic spot"; "a secret garden"
- S: (adj) confidential, secret ((of information) given in confidence or in secret) "this arrangement must be kept confidential"; "their secret communications"
- S: (adj) secret (indulging only covertly) "a secret alcoholic"
- S: (adj) mysterious, mystic, mystical, occult, secret, orphic (having an import not apparent to the senses nor obvious to the intelligence; beyond ordinary understanding) "mysterious symbols"; "the mystical style of Blake"; "occult lore"; "the secret learning of the ancients"
- S: (adj) secret (the next to highest level of official classification for documents)