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se·cret

secret

 
 
pronunciation:
si kriht
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not seen or known by others; private.
Mrs. Gross keeps her money in a secret place.
synonyms:
confidential, hidden, private
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part of speech: noun
definition: something hidden on purpose, such as knowledge or information.
Don't tell her about the birthday party. It's a secret.Can you keep a secret?
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derivations: secretly (adv.), secretness (n.)
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