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Clandestine – Planned or done in secret


(Pronounced clan-des-tin)

To remember the definition of the word clandestine, use the following mnemonic:

Our clan's destiny (clandestine) remained a secret.

Our clan's destiny (clandestine) remained a secret.


Examples of clandestine in a sentence

We waited until after our parents went to sleep to have our clandestine meeting about their surprise party.

At a clandestine meeting, the two spies exchanged secret information.

In prison, some of the inmates have developed a clandestine means of selling drugs.

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