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cloak

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cloak

  1. 1 something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth <the cloak of mystery that surrounds the royal family> Synonyms blanket, cope, cover, covering, coverture, cover-up, curtain, hood, mantle, mask, pall, penumbra, robe, shroud, veil, wraps Related Words blind, concealer, screen, shield; fig leaf, Potemkin village, Trojan horse; camouflage, disguise, facade (also façade), face, mask, veneer; gloss, varnish

  2. 2 a sleeveless garment worn so as to hang over the shoulders, arms, and back <threw a cloak around his shoulders> Synonyms capote, {h,1}cape, frock, manteau, mantleRelated Words burnoose (or burnous), capelet, capuchin, cowl, domino, joseph, manta, mantelet, mantilla, palatine, pelerine, pelisse, poncho, roquelaure, tippet; serape (or sarape), shawl, stole, wrap




cloak

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cloak

  1. 1 to change the dress or looks of so as to conceal true identity <the outlaw nation had cloaked its chemical weapons plant as a fertilizer factory> Synonyms camouflage, disguise, dress up, maskRelated Words blanket, blot out, conceal, cover, curtain, enshroud, hide, obscure, occult, screen, shroud, veil; affect, assume, counterfeit, dissemble, dissimulate, feign, pose, pretend, sham, simulate; act, fake, impersonate, masquerade, play; cosmeticize, gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewashNear Antonyms display, exhibit, expose, flaunt, parade, show, uncloak, unclothe, uncover, undrape, unveil; bare, betray, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, revealAntonyms unmask

  2. 2 to keep secret or shut off from view <cloaked their military maneuvers from the outside world> Synonyms belie, blanket, blot out, {h,1}hide, conceal, cover, curtain, disguise, enshroud, mask, obscure, occult, paper over, screen, shroud, suppress, veilRelated Words bury, camouflage, cover (up), smother; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, block, cloud, darken, eclipse, obstruct, occlude, overcast, overshadow, shadeNear Antonyms bring out, present; clarify, illuminate; advertise, air, broadcast, get out, proclaim, publicize, publish, spreadAntonyms bare, disclose, display, divulge, expose, reveal, show, uncloak, uncover, unmask, unveil




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