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Princeton's WordNet

  1. secrecy, secretiveness, silence(noun)

    the trait of keeping things secret

    concealment, privateness, closeness, muteness, privacy, secretiveness, quiet, silence

  2. privacy, privateness, secrecy, concealment(noun)

    the condition of being concealed or hidden

    cover, concealment, hiding, privateness, covert, concealing, screen, privacy, secretiveness, seclusion, silence

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. secrecy(n.)

    concealment, privacy, HUGGER-MUGGER

  2. secrecy(n.)

    seclusion, retirement

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. secrecy(n)

    seclusion, privacy, retirement, concealment, confidence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "secrecy":

    secret, confidentiality, secretiveness, confidential, discretion, secrets, clandestine, incommunicado, mystery, opacity, privacy

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  1. Ivan Adamovich:

    Banking secrecy, in my view in times of Facebook and data all around the world, is going to be more important than before and not less important, if you know how much money somebody has, you also know how much you would get if you kidnap him.

  2. James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology:

    The collaboration between secretaries of state, election officials and the voting system manufacturers on the matter of enforcing this black box proprietary code secrecy with election systems, is nothing less than the commoditization and monetization of American Democracy.

  3. Joshua Rosenzweig:

    The speed and secrecy with which China has pushed through this legislation intensifies the fear that Beijing has calculatingly created a weapon of repression to be used against government critics, including people who are merely expressing their views or protesting peacefully.

  4. Ken Dyson:

    That's just because of the secrecy that was drilled into me.

  5. Robert Dunham:

    All of the states that have been carrying out executions have some form of secrecy... the states initially said that this is necessary for them to obtain the drugs because drug manufacturers were being harassed, they claimed, by anti-death penalty advocates. Those allegations have all turned out to be false. But the states have continued to attempt to expand secrecy and the real reason is because the drug manufacturers themselves are opposed to the use of their medicines in executions.

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    An antonym for "curdled"
    • A. thin
    • B. coagulated
    • C. grumous
    • D. solidified

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