Verbal Ability - Selecting Words - Discussion

Discussion :: Selecting Words - Section 1 (Q.No.150)

Pick out the most effective word(s) from the given words to fill in the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.


The lovers were meeting each other secretly, but their ...... affair was soon known to everyone.

[A]. clandestine
[B]. covert
[C]. unknown
[D]. candid

Answer: Option A


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Mahe said: (Feb 2, 2011)  
Clandestine means secret.

Vikram Singh said: (Oct 12, 2011)  
What is actual meaning of this ?

Amir said: (Jan 15, 2012)  
@Mahe: Covert also means secret! how do you explain choosing clandestine over covert?

Amar Mandal said: (Oct 1, 2013)  
Covert is not use because it related to secret place like behind bush or behind trees.

Cs Babu Lal Sharma said: (Nov 3, 2017)  
Clandestine means secret or confidential.

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