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conceal

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1 to put into a hiding place

  • wisely concealed the documents in a drawer beneath a false bottom
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2 to keep secret or shut off from view

  • the defense attorney accused the prosecutor of trying to conceal exculpatory evidence
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hide, conceal, screen, secrete, bury mean to withhold or withdraw from sight. hide may or may not suggest intent.
    • hide in the closet
    • a house hidden in the woods
conceal usually does imply intent and often specifically implies a refusal to divulge.
    • concealed the weapon
screen implies an interposing of something that prevents discovery.
    • a house screened by trees
secrete suggests a depositing in a place unknown to others.
    • secreted the amulet inside his shirt
bury implies covering up so as to hide completely.
    • buried the treasure


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