committed their nefarious deeds under the dark cope of night
Recent Examples on the Web
If your goal is to find effective ways to cope with your frustration, therapy would help to lead you there.—Amy Dickinson, Washington Post, 22 Nov. 2023 Maksym, who has attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, has struggled to cope and has been having anxiety attacks, said his mother, Maryna Honcharova.—Maria Varenikova, New York Times, 21 Nov. 2023 Her most popular posts chronicle the challenges and excitement of coping with polar night, including taking vitamin D supplements, bathing in icy water and making her cabin as cozy as possible.—Kaetlyn Liddy, NBC News, 20 Nov. 2023 That ability to cope with uncertainty makes these algorithms useful for real-world conundrums, like managing memory on a laptop or choosing which ads to display to people who browse the web.—Madison Goldberg, Quanta Magazine, 20 Nov. 2023 Read on to learn what nocturnal polyuria is, including symptoms, causes, ways to cope, and more.—Sarah Bradley, Health, 17 Nov. 2023 Since impulsive pulling or picking can be a way of trying to cope with tough emotions, adding a layer of stress to the mix might make a person engage in these actions more often.—Zahra Barnes, SELF, 14 Nov. 2023 Meanwhile in Texas, Ms. Feldman, a writer, turns to a familiar tool to cope.—Sarah Matusek, The Christian Science Monitor, 8 Nov. 2023 Rykers said the contest’s email verification system has been struggling to cope with the surge in votes prompted by Oliver’s campaign.—Mithil Aggarwal, NBC News, 10 Nov. 2023
The set sold 43,000 copes in the U.S. in the week ending June 29, according to Luminate.—Keith Caulfield, Billboard, 3 Sep. 2019 Three years of preparatory work had set the stage for an extraordinary five-hour pageant, as 2,500 Catholic bishops, each vested in white cope and miter, processed into the Vatican basilica.—George Weigel, WSJ, 13 Oct. 2022 See More
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Middle English copen, coupen, from Anglo-French couper to strike, cut, from cop, colp blow, from Late Latin colpus, alteration of Latin colaphus, from Greek kolaphos buffet
Noun and Verb (2)
Middle English, from Old English -cāp, from Late Latin cappa head covering