from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a secret or hidden manner; without the observation or knowledge of others; in secret; not openly.
  • In secrecy, concealment, or retirement.
  • In liturgics, in a low or inaudible voice. See ecphonesis, 2. Also secreto.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a secret manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In secret, covertly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in secrecy; not openly
  • adverb not openly; inwardly


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secret +‎ -ly


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