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veil

noun

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something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth
  • under the veil of descending darkness the thieves began their operation

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veil

verb

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1 to keep secret or shut off from view
  • a thicket of bushes veils the private beach from the road

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2 to surround or cover closely
  • morning fog veiled the fields

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

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“Veil.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/veil. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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