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 Meanings and Examples of SECRET
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secret
 n.  a thing kept from general knowledge
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  As to poor Lestrade's discovery it was simply a blind intended to put the police upon a wrong track, by suggesting Socialism and secret societies.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART I: CHAPTER IV. WHAT JOHN RANCE HAD TO TELL
2  His wife and his children awaited him at home, but no father ever returned to tell them how he had fared at the hands of his secret judges.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
3  The names of the participators in the deeds of blood and violence done under the name of religion were kept profoundly secret.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
4  I remembered a German being found in New York with RACHE written up above him, and it was argued at the time in the newspapers that the secret societies must have done it.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
5  It is an open secret that the credit of this smart capture belongs entirely to the well-known Scotland Yard officials, Messrs.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In PART II: CHAPTER VII. THE CONCLUSION
6  During the next three months there was much secret activity.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter II
7  Several nights a week, after Mr. Jones was asleep, they held secret meetings in the barn and expounded the principles of Animalism to the others.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter II
8  They added that Snowball had privately admitted to them that he had been Jones's secret agent for years past.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VII
9  Throughout the whole period of his seeming friendship with Pilkington, Napoleon had really been in secret agreement with Frederick.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Context  Highlight   In Chapter VIII
10  To let you into a secret, I've passed the meridian myself.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 10
11  But his factory is a secret place, his work is noiseless, and his Hands are mutes.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIV
12  The necessity of choosing their chief from the Saxon blood-royal was not only evident in itself, but had been made a solemn condition by those whom Cedric had intrusted with his secret plans and hopes.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
13  It contained neither secret passage nor trap-door, and unless where the door by which she had entered joined the main building, seemed to be circumscribed by the round exterior wall of the turret.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
14  Answer me not," said the Templar, "by urging the difference of our creeds; within our secret conclaves we hold these nursery tales in derision.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
15  Waldemar Fitzurse, his able and politic agent, was at secret work among them, tempering all to that pitch of courage which was necessary in making an open declaration of their purpose.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV
Example Sentence: (121 in 9 pages)
16  To know how to wait is the great secret of success.
17  Discipline was the new coach's secret weapon.
18  The team's secret weapon was their new young defender.
19  Johann was the bank robbers' secret weapon - he knew the secrets of the alarm system.
20  Guilt is the secret weapon for the control of children.
21  Our fearlessness shall be our secret weapon.
22  In the film, he plays a spy whose mission is to confirm the verity of a secret military document.
23  I have no secret of success but hard work.
24  Every single person has at least one secret that would break your heart.
25  I'll charge myself with the safe delivery of the secret information.
26  The secret of happiness could be as simple as remembering the good times and forgetting the regrets.
27  The secret of their success lies in their attention to detail.
28  Someone might discover our secret and that would never do.
29  In life, we all have an unspeakable secret, an irreversible regret, an unreachable dream and an unforgettable love.
30  The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.