Definition of Secretest
1. secret [adj] - See also: secret
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Secretest
Literary usage of Secretest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Passages from the French and Italian Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1876)
"Before we went away, Powers took us into a room apart — apparently the secretest room he had — and showed us some tools and machinery, all of his own ..."
2. The Political Works of James I by James (1918)
"men, to be very wane in all their secretest actions, and whatsoever ... the least circumstance of their secretest drifts: Which should make Kings the more ..."
3. The Political Works of James I by James (1918)
"men, to be very warte in all their secretest actions, and whatsoeuer ... the least circumstance of their secretest drifts: Which should make Kings the more ..."
4. A Miscellany Containing: Richard of Bury's Philobiblon, the Basilikon Dōron by Henry Morley (1888)
"Which should make Kings the more careful], not to harbour the secretest thought in their minde, but such as in the owne time they shall not be ashamed ..."
5. Illustrations of Tennyson by John Churton Collins (1891)
"The epithet ' secretest' in The Poet is Shakespeare's ' secretest man of blood ' (Macbeth, act iii. sc. 4). So too ' the golden stars. ..."
6. English Usage: Studies in the History and Uses of English Words and Phrases by John Lesslie Hall (1917)
"Tennyson, secretest, absoluter. It may be added that the comparison by more and ... Tennyson in The Poet says, With echoing feet he threaded The secretest ..."