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in secret

secretly. They planned in secret to blow up the bridge. I will tell her in secret so no one else will hear.
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in secret

Unknown to others, privately. For example, They met in secret, or, as Shakespeare put it in Love's Labour's Lost (5:2): "One word in secret." [Second half of 1400s]
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in secret

Without others knowing.
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