Sentences Containing 'clandestine'
If it could not be done with Mr. Mills's sanction and concurrence, I besought a clandestine interview in the back kitchen where the Mangle was.
'I am poorly qualified to judge of such matters,' replied Agnes, with a modest hesitation, 'but I certainly feel--in short, I feel that your being secret and clandestine, is not being like yourself.'
Stimulated by the silent monitor within, and by a no less touching and appealing monitor without--to whom I will briefly refer as Miss W.--I entered on a not unlaborious task of clandestine investigation, protracted--now, to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief, over a period exceeding twelve calendar months."' He read this passage as if it were from an Act of Parliament; and appeared majestically refreshed by the sound of the words.
More Vocab Words::: growl - low, guttural, menacing sound (as of a dog)
::: qualified - limited; restricted; V. qualify: limit the meaning of; modify
::: imposture - assuming a false identity; masquerade; CF. impostor
::: preeminent - outstanding; superior
::: shoddy - made of inferior material; sham; not genuine; inferior; dishonest; Ex. shoddy goods/trick
::: perpetual - everlasting
::: dehydrate - remove water from; dry out
::: inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
::: fleck - spot; mark with flecks; N: small mark or spot
::: domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.