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mantle

noun

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  1. 1 a sleeveless garment worn so as to hang over the shoulders, arms, and back a long black velvet mantle Synonyms capote, cloak, frock, manteau, capeRelated Words burnoose (or burnous), capelet, capuchin, cowl, domino, joseph, manta, mantelet, mantilla, palatine, pelerine, pelisse, poncho, roquelaure, tippet; serape (or sarape), shawl, stole, wrap

  2. 2 something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth the mantle of secrecy that surrounds the operations of the organization's hierarchy Synonyms blanket, cope, cover, covering, coverture, cover-up, curtain, hood, cloak, mask, pall, penumbra, robe, shroud, veil, wrapsRelated Words blind, concealer, screen, shield; fig leaf, Potemkin village, Trojan horse; camouflage, disguise, facade (also façade), face, mask, veneer; gloss, varnish


mantle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mantle

  1. to surround or cover closely early-morning fog mantled the fields along the river Synonyms bosom, bower, circumfuse, cocoon, embosom, embower, embrace, enclose (also inclose), encompass, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, invest, involve, lap, enfold, muffle, shroud, swathe, veil, wrapRelated Words curtain, drape; embed (also imbed), encase; swaddle; blanket, overlay, overspread; camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask; circle, encircle, enlace, enwindNear Antonyms bare, denude, expose, strip


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