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mantle

noun

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1 a sleeveless garment worn so as to hang over the shoulders, arms, and back
  • a long black velvet mantle

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2 something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth
  • the mantle of secrecy that surrounds the operations of the organization's hierarchy

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mantle

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of mantle (Entry 2 of 2)

to surround or cover closely
  • early-morning fog mantled the fields along the river

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The first known use of mantle was in the 13th century

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“Mantle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mantle. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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