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Synonyms for clandestine
klænˈdɛs tɪnclan·des·tine

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  1. clandestineadjective

    Synonyms:
    hush-hush, secretive, undercover, furtive, covert, secret

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. clandestine

    Synonyms:
    furtive, secret, sly, stealthy, surreptitious, hidden, disguised, concealed, private, underhand

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, undergroundadjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    overt, open

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clandestineadjective

    Synonyms:
    concealed (for a bad purpose), hidden, private, underhand, underhanded, sly

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. clandestineadjective

    Synonyms:
    hidden, stealthy, surreptitious, furtive, secret

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#103646surreptitious
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How to use clandestine in a sentence?

  1. Matteo Salvini:

    We know that Italy does not want to be complicit in the business of clandestine immigration, and they will have to look for other ports to go to.

  2. Tony Shaffer:

    I cannot watch things like 'State of Affairs' and 'Homeland,' because after having run real black and clandestine ops, the Hollywood representation is just too ridiculous.

  3. Inspector General Setyo Wasisto:

    They( bootleggers and their distributors) are part of a close knit community. Sometimes, when police come to check on a tip they have already put the bootleg alcohol away. They know who their customers are when they come. It's much like a clandestine narcotics network, in the past, bootleg alcohol was found to be a mixture of alcohol and energy drinks. Some are a mix of pure alcohol, carbonated drinks and an ingredient used in anti-mosquito repellent.

  4. Nourredine Mahjoub:

    My brother was in Italy after a clandestine journey five years ago after leaving from Chebba. He was in Mazara in Italy before he was deported from Lyon in France after two years there.

  5. John Chen:

    Kenyan authorities sent in a clandestine manner the five Taiwan nationals, together with 35 Chinese, on board a plane chartered by the Chinese government which flew to China at 23.40 local time last night.


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