covering

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verb

present participle of cover
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as in substituting
to serve as a replacement usually for a time only a friend covered for me as a hospital volunteer while my family went on vacation

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as in shielding
to place a protective layer over better cover your skin with sunblock if you don't want a sunburn, not to mention skin cancer

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“Covering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/covering. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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