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 for hidden
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hidden \Hid"den\, p. p. & a.
     from Hide. Concealed; put out of view; secret; not known;
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     Hidden fifths or Hidden octaves (Mus.), consecutive
        fifths or octaves, not sounded, but suggested or implied
        in the parallel motion of two parts towards a fifth or an
     Syn: Hidden, Secret, Covert.
     Usage: Hidden may denote either known to on one; as, a hidden
            disease; or intentionally concealed; as, a hidden
            purpose of revenge. Secret denotes that the thing is
            known only to the party or parties concerned; as, a
            secret conspiracy. Covert literally denotes what is
            not open or avowed; as, a covert plan; but is often
            applied to what we mean shall be understood, without
            openly expressing it; as, a covert allusion. Secret is
            opposed to known, and hidden to revealed.
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                  Bring to light the hidden things of darkness.
                                                    --1 Cor. iv.
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                  My heart, which by a secret harmony
                  Still moves with thine, joined in connection
                  sweet.                            --Milton.
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                  By what best way,
                  Whether of open war, or covert guile,
                  We now debate.                    --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hide \Hide\ (h[imac]d), v. t. [imp. Hid (h[i^]d); p. p.
     Hidden (h[i^]d"d'n), Hid; p. pr. & vb. n. Hiding
     (h[imac]d"[i^]ng).] [OE. hiden, huden, AS. h[=y]dan; akin to
     Gr. key`qein, and prob. to E. house, hut, and perh. to E.
     hide of an animal, and to hoard. Cf. Hoard.]
     1. To conceal, or withdraw from sight; to put out of view; to
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              A city that is set on an hill can not be hid.
                                                    --Matt. v. 15.
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              If circumstances lead me, I will find
              Where truth is hid.                   --Shak.
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     2. To withhold from knowledge; to keep secret; to refrain
        from avowing or confessing.
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              Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate.
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     3. To remove from danger; to shelter.
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              In the time of trouble he shall hide me in his
              pavilion.                             --Ps. xxvi. 5.
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     To hide one's self, to put one's self in a condition to be
        safe; to secure protection. "A prudent man foreseeth the
        evil, and hideth himself." --Prov. xxii. 3.
     To hide the face, to withdraw favor. "Thou didst hide thy
        face, and I was troubled." --Ps. xxx. 7.
     To hide the face from.
        (a) To overlook; to pardon. "Hide thy face from my sins."
            --Ps. li. 9.
        (b) To withdraw favor from; to be displeased with.
     Syn: To conceal; secrete; disguise; dissemble; screen; cloak;
          mask; veil. See Conceal.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: not accessible to view; "concealed (or hidden) damage";
             "in stormy weather the stars are out of sight" [syn:
             concealed, hidden, out of sight]
      2: designed to elude detection; "a hidden room or place of
         concealment such as a priest hole"; "a secret passage"; "the
         secret compartment in the desk" [syn: hidden, secret]
      3: difficult to find; "hidden valleys"; "a hidden cave"; "an
         obscure retreat" [syn: hidden, obscure]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  114 Moby Thesaurus words for "hidden":
     abstract, abstruse, arcane, beclouded, behind the curtain,
     behind the scenes, between the lines, blind, buried, cabalistic,
     camouflaged, censored, classified, close, closed, clouded,
     concealed, covered, covert, cryptic, dark, deep, delitescent,
     disguised, dormant, eclipsed, enigmatic, esoteric, guarded,
     hermetic, hibernating, hid, hush-hush, imperceptible, in a cloud,
     in a fog, in eclipse, in purdah, in the wings, incommunicado,
     indiscernible, insensible, invisible, latent, lurking, muffled,
     mysterious, mystic, obfuscated, obscure, obscured, occult,
     out of sight, possible, potential, private, privy, profound,
     recondite, restricted, secluded, secluse, secret, sequestered,
     shrouded, sightless, sleeping, smothered, stifled, submerged,
     suppressed, top secret, transcendental, ulterior, unapparent,
     unbeheld, unbeholdable, unbreatheable, under an eclipse,
     under cover, under house arrest, under security, under the surface,
     under wraps, underground, underlying, undiscernible, undisclosable,
     undisclosed, undivulgable, undivulged, unknown, unmanifested,
     unnoticed, unobserved, unperceivable, unperceived, unrealized,
     unrevealable, unrevealed, unseeable, unseen, unspoken, untellable,
     untold, unutterable, unuttered, unviewed, unwhisperable,
     unwitnessed, veiled, viewless, virtual, wrapped in clouds

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