secrecy

Part of speech: noun

The condition of being secret; secretiveness; privacy; retirement.

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Usage examples "secrecy":

  1. He handed the cardinal a letter from the queen, short and full of secrecy, like the earlier ones. - "Marie Antoinette And Her Son", Louise Muhlbach Official.
  2. I, too, have taken that terrible oath of secrecy. - "The Last Days of Pompeii", Edward George Bulwer-Lytton.
  3. Why did you maintain this extraordinary secrecy? - "The Abandoned Room", Wadsworth Camp.