Day-75 (Clandestine)

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Word:
Clandestine

Status:
Adjective

Meaning:
Done in a private place or way; done secretly.

Sentences:
1) I took a clandestine peek at the tag of a diamond necklace.
2) The group held a clandestine meeting.

Origin:
Middle French or Latin,; Middle French clandestin, from Latin clandestinus, from clam which means 'secretly'.

First use:
circa 1528

Synonyms:
backstairs, behind-the scenes, secret, covert, furtive, hole-and-corner.

Antonyms:
open, overt, public.

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