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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: relating to the peripheral and unimportant aspects of life;
             "a hole-and-corner life in some obscure community"-
             H.G.Wells [syn: hole-in-corner]
      2: 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: clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(a),
          hugger-mugger, hush-hush, on the quiet(p), secret,
          surreptitious, undercover, underground]