Clancular
Clancular Clan"cu*lar, a. [L. clancularius, from clanculum secretly, adv. dim. of clam secretly.] Conducted with secrecy; clandestine; concealed. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Not close and clancular, but frank and open. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]


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  • clancular — adjective Etymology: Latin clancularius, from clanculum secretly, from clam obsolete : secret and often underhanded : clandestine the clancular whispering of temptation • clancularly adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • clancular —   a. clandestine …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • clancularly — adverb see clancular …   Useful english dictionary

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