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    covert - Dictionary definition and meaning for word covert

    (noun) a flock of coots Definition
    (noun) a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something
    Synonyms : concealment , cover , screen
    Example Sentence
    • a screen of trees afforded privacy
    • under cover of darkness
    • the brush provided a covert for game
    • the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background
    (adj) secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed
    Example Sentence
    • covert actions by the CIA
    • covert funding for the rebels
    (adj) (of a wife) being under the protection of her husband
    Example Sentence
    • a woman covert
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Covert sounds like "covered [covert = cover + t or covered + t] and something which is covered can be considered a secret.

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