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cloak

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1 something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth

  • the cloak of mystery that surrounds the royal family
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2 a sleeveless garment worn so as to hang over the shoulders, arms, and back

  • threw a cloak around his shoulders
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cloak

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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
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2 to keep secret or shut off from view

  • cloaked their military maneuvers from the outside world
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disguise, cloak, mask mean to alter the dress or appearance of so as to conceal the identity or true nature. disguise implies a change in appearance or behavior that misleads by presenting a different apparent identity.
    • disguised herself as a peasant
cloak suggests a means of hiding a movement or an intention.
    • cloaked their maneuvers in secrecy
mask suggests some often obvious means of hiding or disguising something.
    • smiling to mask his discontent


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