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shroud

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something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth
  • the truth of the affair will always be hidden under a shroud of secrecy

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shroud

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Synonyms & Antonyms of shroud (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to keep secret or shut off from view
  • shrouded the fact that the child had been adopted

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2 to make dark, dim, or indistinct
  • the smog shrouded our aerial view of the city

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3 to surround or cover closely
  • during rainy season the summit of the mountain is shrouded in mist

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The first known use of shroud was in the 14th century

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“Shroud.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shroud. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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