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covert
(adj)
CUV-ǝrt
Meaning

secret; hidden

1st Sample Sentence

Osama bin Laden was finally killed in a covert American operation within Pakistan.

Root

com (intensive prefix)#operire (close, cover) (Latin)

Synonyms

clandestine, covert

Antonyms

flagrant, overt

Mnemonics

Covert sounds like "covered [covert = cover + t or covered + t] and something which is covered can be considered a secret.

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