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Synonyms of hole-and-corner

Adjective


1. hole-and-corner, hole-in-corner, insignificant (vs. significant), unimportant

usage: relating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life; "a hole-and-corner life in some obscure community"- H.G.Wells

2. clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(prenominal), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground, covert (vs. overt)

usage: 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"

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