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What is another word for covert?

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Adjective
Done or kept in secret or in a clandestine manner
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“This did not feel like a good place for a covert meeting. Random people roamed past, looking at the shelves of books.”
Adjective
Placed or standing away from view
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“His face reddens in embarrassment, as if he has just been caught in a covert little hideaway, committing some shocking, scandalous sin.”
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Hidden from knowledge
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Existing in a latent or dormant state
Noun
A dense group of bushes, shrubs or trees
“He lieth under the shady trees, in the covert of the reed, and fens.”
Noun
A sanctuary or hiding place
“It offered them some shelter against the storms of sleet that drove at intervals across the moor, while it afforded a covert from which, though mounted, they could reconnoitre unseen, for two miles in every direction.”
Noun
A hiding place for animals or game
“He whirred from his seat like a surprised partridge beaten from a covert.”
Noun
A feather covering the base of a main flight or tail feather of a bird
“Males are mostly green with red sides to the body and red underwing coverts, with some blue in the wings and tail.”
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A place to hide, or to seek shelter or privacy
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