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    Definition:
    Secret - (a.) Hidden; concealed; as, secret treasure; secret plans; a secret vow.
    Secret - (a.) Withdraw from general intercourse or notice; in retirement or secrecy; secluded.
    Secret - (a.) Faithful to a secret; not inclined to divulge or betray confidence; secretive.
    Secret - (a.) Separate; distinct.
    Secret - (a.) Something studiously concealed; a thing kept from general knowledge; what is not revealed, or not to be revealed.
    Secret - (a.) A thing not discovered; what is unknown or unexplained; a mystery.
    Secret - (a.) The parts which modesty and propriety require to be concealed; the genital organs.
    Secret - (v. t.) To keep secret.
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    Excito-secretory - (a.) Exciting secretion; -- said of the influence exerted by reflex action on the function of secretion, by which the various glands are excited to action.
    Hypersecretion - (n.) Morbid or excessive secretion, as in catarrh.
    Secretage - (n.) A process in which mercury, or some of its salts, is employed to impart the property of felting to certain kinds of furs.
    Secretarial - (a.) Of or pertaining to a secretary; befitting a secretary.
    Secretariat - (n.) Alt. of Secretariate
    Secretariate - (n.) The office of a secretary; the place where a secretary transacts business, keeps records, etc.
    Secretaries - (pl. ) of Secretary
    Secretary - (n.) One who keeps, or is intrusted with, secrets.
    Secretary - (n.) A person employed to write orders, letters, dispatches, public or private papers, records, and the like; an official scribe, amanuensis, or writer; one who attends to correspondence, and transacts other business, for an association, a public body, or an individual.
    Secretary - (n.) An officer of state whose business is to superintend and manage the affairs of a particular department of government, and who is usually a member of the cabinet or advisory council of the chief executive; as, the secretary of state, who conducts the correspondence and attends to the relations of a government with foreign courts; the secretary of the treasury, who manages the department of finance; the secretary of war, etc.
    Secretary - (n.) A piece of furniture, with conveniences for writing and for the arrangement of papers; an escritoire.
    Secretary - (n.) The secretary bird.
    Secretaryship - (n.) The office, or the term of office, of a secretary.
    Secreted - (imp. & p. p.) of Secrete
    Secreting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Secrete
    Secrete - (v. t.) To deposit in a place of hiding; to hide; to conceal; as, to secrete stolen goods; to secrete one's self.
    Secrete - (v. t.) To separate from the blood and elaborate by the process of secretion; to elaborate and emit as a secretion. See Secretion.
    Secretion - (n.) The act of secreting or concealing; as, the secretion of dutiable goods.
    Secretion - (n.) The act of secreting; the process by which material is separated from the blood through the agency of the cells of the various glands and elaborated by the cells into new substances so as to form the various secretions, as the saliva, bile, and other digestive fluids. The process varies in the different glands, and hence are formed the various secretions.
    Secretion - (n.) Any substance or fluid secreted, or elaborated and emitted, as the gastric juice.
    Secretist - (n.) A dealer in secrets.
    Secretitious - (a.) Parted by animal secretion; as, secretitious humors.
    Secretive - (a.) Tending to secrete, or to keep secret or private; as, a secretive disposition.
    Secretiveness - (n.) The quality of being secretive; disposition or tendency to conceal.
    Secretiveness - (n.) The faculty or propensity which impels to reserve, secrecy, or concealment.
    Secretly - (adv.) In a secret manner.
    Secretness - (n.) The state or quality of being secret, hid, or concealed.
    Secretness - (n.) Secretiveness; concealment.
    Secrete-metory - (a.) Causing secretion; -- said of nerves which go to glands and influence secretion.
    Secretory - (a.) Secreting; performing, or connected with, the office secretion; secernent; as, secretory vessels, nerves.
    Secretory - (n.) A secretory vessel; a secernent.
    Undersecretary - (n.) A secretary who is subordinate to the chief secretary; an assistant secretary; as, an undersecretary of the Treasury.
    Unsecret - (v. t.) To disclose; to divulge.
    Unsecret - (a.) Not secret; not close; not trusty; indiscreet.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Secret - adj. 1 kept or meant to be kept private, unknown, or hidden. 2 acting or operating secretly. 3 fond of secrecy. n. 1 thing kept or meant to be kept secret. 2 mystery. 3 effective but not generally known method (what's their secret?; the secret of success). in secret secretly. secretly adv. [latin secerno secret- separate]
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    Home secretary - n. Secretary of state in charge of the home office.
    Official secrets - n.pl. Confidential information involving national security.
    Open secret - n. Supposed secret known to many.
    Secret agent - n. Spy.
    Secretaire - n. Escritoire. [french: related to *secretary]
    Secretariat - n. 1 administrative office or department. 2 its members or premises. [medieval latin: related to *secretary]
    Secretary - n. (pl. -ies) 1 employee who assists with correspondence, records, making appointments, etc. 2 official of a society or company who writes letters, organizes business, etc. 3 principal assistant of a government minister, ambassador, etc. secretarial adj. Secretaryship n. [latin secretarius: related to *secret]
    Secretary bird - n. Long-legged crested african bird.
    Secretary-general - n. Principal administrator of an organization.
    Secretary of state - n. 1 head of a major government department. 2 us = *foreign minister.
    Secret ballot - n. Ballot in which votes are cast in secret.
    Secrete - v. (-ting) 1 (of a cell, organ, etc.) Produce and discharge (a substance). 2 conceal. secretory adj. [from *secret]
    Secretion - n. 1 a process of secreting. B secreted substance. 2 act of concealing. [latin: related to *secret]
    Secretive - adj. Inclined to make or keep secrets; uncommunicative. secretively adv. Secretiveness n.
    Secret police - n. Police force operating secretly for political ends.
    Secret service - n. Government department concerned with espionage.
    Secret society - n. Society whose members are sworn to secrecy about it.
    Top secret - adj. Of the highest secrecy.
    Trade secret - n. 1 secret device or technique used esp. In a trade. 2 joc. Any secret.
    Under-secretary - n. (pl. -ies) subordinate official, esp. A junior minister or senior civil servant.

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