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a piece of information that is known by only a small number of people, and is deliberately not told to other people
a situation in which important information must be kept secret
a quiet and secret way of behaving so that no one sees or hears you
an agreement between people to keep secret facts that should be publicly known
a situation in which you keep something secret, or the process of keeping something secret
a secret that you tell someone
a secret reason for doing something, because you will get an advantage from it
something that some people know about but do not share with everyone
an earlier part of someone’s life that they keep secret because other people would not approve of it
a plan or aim that is kept secret
to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface
not skilful or sensitive
the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures
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