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Synonyms for cloak-and-daggercloak-and-dag·ger

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  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:
    open, overt

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  1. Ellen Molekane:

    The maintenance of national security in general and the conduct of intelligence work, in particular, is not the Cold War era, cloak-and-dagger myth which is continuously advanced by the popular media.

  2. Christian Baldauf:

    Who can understand that a rejected asylum seeker who has been tried several times for various violent crimes cannot be deported, but the same man manages to travel back to his home country in a cloak and dagger operation?

  3. Sally Thompson:

    In Burma, everything was cloak and dagger, you didn't leave a paper trail, for your own protection. You didn't talk about things openly, you didn't share information because you couldn't trust anybody.

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  • चोगा और खंजरHindi

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