secret plan

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n secret plan a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal) "they concocted a plot to discredit the governor","I saw through his little game from the start"
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Usage

In literature:

She couldn't (when she had the secret) leave him to poor Milly and her plans.
"The Flaw in the Crystal" by May Sinclair
The plan was finally adopted, but kept a profound secret with the officers who were to conduct the enterprise.
"From Farm House to the White House" by William M. Thayer
Discovery of the plane had altered their original plans to fly over the secret radio station.
"The Radio Boys with the Revenue Guards" by Gerald Breckenridge
He was now the owner of a razor, and I was secretly planning to buy one.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
No breath is so faint that it can escape recording itself; no whisper so low, no plan so secret, no deed of evil so dark and silent.
"A Man's Value to Society" by Newell Dwight Hillis
It was hard to believe that the mongrel and his supporters could be planning anything in secret.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
After all, The McMurrough's plan might amount to no more than their detention in some secret place among the hills.
"The Wild Geese" by Stanley John Weyman
His secret return was in accordance with a plan previously agreed upon.
"The Masked Bridal" by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
Somehow, even as part of the Crew, some part of Kelly had been able to keep that forming plan a secret.
"Has Anyone Here Seen Kelly?" by Bryce Walton
Perhaps a secret doubt of the practicability of the plan.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
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In poetry:

Yet no voice the dreadful word,
Through these centuries of man,
Has made the sacred secret heard,
Or showed the hidden plan.
"The Mysteries Of Eleusis" by Annie Adams Fields
Aha! Beware! I know your guilty past!
I was a witness of that secret crime.
One word! and all your fondest hopes I blast.
I bide me time.
I hold you in me grip, unhappy man,
And I shall cr-r-rush you if you thwart me plan.
"Aha! Beware" by C J Dennis
One day, out in the meadow with strangers from the town,
Some secret plan discussing, the men walk'd up and down.
Yet now and then seem'd watching a strange, uncertain gleam,
That look'd like lances 'mid the trees that stood below the stream.
"A Legend of Bregenz" by Adelaide Anne Procter

In news:

Meme-Busting: Obama's Secret Plan to Win in 2012.
According to two GOP congressmen, President Obama has a secret plan to steal the 2012 election.
Rick Perry's secret plan to save blue states from red states.
Obama has secret plan to end Medicare.
Michael Lerner's secret plan to elect a Republican president.
Obama's Not So Secret Plan to Raise Taxes.
Richard Nixon's Secret Plan to Bring Peace to Vietnam.
A previously secret plan has recently been discovered.
No Specifics, Just a ' Secret Plan ' The Nation.
8 keys to starting a trade secret protection plan.
Use Disposable Cell Phone To Secretly Plan Divorce.
Secrets to Planning Exceptional School Trips.
Are Rihanna and Chris Brown planning a secret wedding.
WHEN DAN AND KEIRA set off for a vacation in Spain, each was packing a secret: a plan to propose.
A technician foils Paul Ryan's secret debate plan at a rehearsal earlier today.
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In science:

Indeed, if Bob, holding box B , was to hand them over, they could leak information about his secret input y : some of the advice bits may fall in blocks of the protocol that occur after the special block i0 in which Bob is planning to use his secret y as input.
Certifiable Quantum Dice - Or, testable exponential randomness expansion
Our plan is to extend this architecture by further incorporating those BB84 Universal Hash Functions described above in order to achieve continuous authentication based on secret bits derived from ongoing QKD.
Current status of the DARPA Quantum Network
In this Social Secret Sharing Scheme , a selected person initially gets many numbers of shares from the sender. Eventually, the plan is modified based on the characteristics of the participants. The social tuning phase is further reviewed by following a set of steps.
Social Secret Sharing for Resource Management in Cloud
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