Word of the day: clandestine
Definition: adj. surreptitious, secret.
Synonyms: cloak-and-dagger, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground
Etymology: F clandestin or L clandestinus f. clam secretly (more…)
from Oxford: clandestine
adj. surreptitious, secret.
Derivatives: clandestinely adv. clandestinity n.
Etymology: F clandestin or L clandestinus f. clam secretly
from Wordnet: clandestine
adj : conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods; “clandestine intelligence operations”; “cloak-and-dagger activities behind enemy lines”; “hole-and-corner intrigue”; “secret missions”; “a secret agent”; “secret sales of arms”; “surreptitious mobilization of troops”; “an undercover investigation”; “underground resistance” [syn: cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, on the quiet(p), secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground]
Quote of the day: Any change, even a change for the better, is always accompanied by drawbacks and discomforts. by Arnold Bennett
Birthday of the day: Joanna I of Auvergne; Joan I of Auvergne (8 May 1326 – 29 September 1360, Chateau d’Argilly) was the daughter of William XII, Count of Auvergne and Boulogne, by his wife Marguerite d’Évreux (the sister of Philip III of Navarre). She was Queen consort of France by her marriage to King John II.
Joke of the day: Two barbershops were in red-hot competition. One put up a sign advertising haircuts for 7-dollars. His competitor put up one that read, ‘We repair 7-dollars hair cuts.’
Thought of the day: Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.
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