hush-hush


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hush-hush

(ˈhəʃˈhəʃ)
1. mod. secret; undercover. The matter is so hush-hush I can’t talk about it over the phone.
2. mod. secretly. They did it so hush-hush that no one knew for a long time.
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The Hush-Hush was officially called LNER Class W1 No.
Scott, 36, who plays hardman Jack Branning, will wed singer-songwriter Estelle Harris, 34, in September - but it's all supposed to be hush-hush.
For now, the park's creators are keeping plans hush-hush.
Charlie Dean, an operative in a hush-hush "Deep Black" department of the NSA, plans a surprise visit to his lifelong friend, biologist James Kegan, in upstate New York.
The newlywed, who married in a hush-hush ceremony last Saturday said she has yet to find a fake tan that doesn't smell, much to Johnny's annoyance.
Roads around the city centre have been cordoned off as the hush-hush production left the secrecy of the BBC Wales studios.
Traditionally in nursing homes, the hallways are cleared and it is sort of hush-hush when someone expires.
The exact technology behind VKB's virtual keyboard is still hush-hush since the company has a patent pending.
Although it was once a hush-hush topic with many patients requesting anonymity in order to protect their professional positions, now dancers are stepping forward to assist in research that may help them stay in the field they love.
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The Sun quoted a hospital insider as saying: ''It's all very hush-hush.
Ode IV in the 'Six Odes' which constitute Book III of The Orators describes the infant John Warner (among many other attributes) as 'Our hush-hush engine, our wonder liner,/Our gadget, our pride'.