The group was started in Europe back in 1776, with members taking a vow of secrecy.
A premium will be put on secrecy during the conclave itself.
But the secrecy and fear surrounding the once-successful quarantine has now put the region in even greater danger.
But beyond that point, secrecy creates its own problems: high costs and weak oversight.
When it comes to adoption, the struggles of those on both sides of the equation are too often shrouded in secrecy.
The day having dawned, the housekeeper went to fetch a woman, who agreed to nurse the infant in silence and secrecy.
He tried to swear Edith and me to secrecy, but we refused to be sworn.
In his residence of Tangier, Musa, with secrecy and caution, continued his correspondence and hastened his preparations.
secrecy was now out of the question and it was well that he was moving thus in the open.
Lady Chiltern, however, always declared that her secrecy on the matter had always been inviolable.