[ US /ˈsikɹətɪv/ ]
[ UK /sˈiːkɹətˌɪv/ ]
  1. inclined to secrecy or reticence about divulging information
    although they knew her whereabouts her friends kept close about it
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How To Use secretive In A Sentence

  • Ryo smiled, a secretive look on his face, and hugged her.
  • James would only wink at him, a secretive smile gracing his handsome features…
  • The more secretive you get with your parents, the worst things will become.
  • Billionaires are usually fairly secretive about the exact amount that they're worth.
  • The secretiveness and deceptiveness of the patients made the diagnosis difficult for those who were unaware of this tendency.
  • It has been long known as a patrician, white-shoe firm with an air so understated and secretive that at least one former exec likened it to working at the CIA.
  • Christian's works are secretive yet allusive, related yet solitary and, above all, tactile and handmade.
  • For instance, Matt argues thatThe Democratic Party is awash in secretiveness, and while there have been Kerry emails which explain a bit of polling, one is mostly kept in the dark as to the strategic direction of the campaign. Sometimes the first thought...
  • What truly caught his attention was not her astonishingly contrasting beauty, but her secretive ways.
  • Their secretive rituals and mysterious ceremonies have gone largely unchanged for centuries. Times, Sunday Times
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