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concealed

If something's concealed, it's out of sight. People may have concealed motives for carrying concealed weapons.

This is a word for the many things people like to hide. If the government has a secret agenda, they have a concealed agenda they don't want anyone to know. Magicians use many concealed objects and people to do their tricks. Someone might win a poker game because they concealed their emotions. A concealed ace up your sleeve will help too. Once something is revealed—like an affair or a scandal—it's no longer concealed.

Definitions of concealed
  1. adjective
    not accessible to view
    concealed (or hidden) damage”
    synonyms: hidden, out of sight
    invisible, unseeable
    impossible or nearly impossible to see; imperceptible by the eye
  2. adjective
    hidden on any grounds for any motive
    “a concealed weapon”
    “a concealed compartment in his briefcase”
    Synonyms:
    covert
    secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed
    bushwhacking
    lying in ambush
    dark
    secret
    furtive, sneak, sneaky, stealthy, surreptitious
    marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
    hidden, obscure
    difficult to find
    hidden, secret
    designed to elude detection
    incognito
    with your identity concealed
    lying in wait
    waiting in concealment; in ambush
    sealed
    undisclosed for the time being
    secret
    not open or public; kept private or not revealed
    sneaking, unavowed
    not openly expressed
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    Antonyms:
    unconcealed
    not concealed or hidden
    open, overt
    open and observable; not secret or hidden
    blatant, blazing, conspicuous
    without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious
    exhibitionistic
    compulsively attracting attention to yourself especially by public exposure or exaggerated behavior
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