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veil

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of veil

  1. something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth under the veil of descending darkness the thieves began their operation Synonyms of veil blanket, cope, cover, covering, coverture, cover-up, curtain, hood, mantle, mask, pall, penumbra, robe, shroud, cloak, wrapsWords Related to veil blind, concealer, screen, shield; fig leaf, Potemkin village, Trojan horse; camouflage, disguise, facade (also façade), face, mask, veneer; gloss, varnish


veil

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of veil

  1. 1 to keep secret or shut off from view a thicket of bushes veils the private beach from the road Synonyms of veil belie, blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, disguise, enshroud, mask, obscure, occult, paper over, screen, shroud, suppress, hideWords Related to veil bury, camouflage, cover (up), smother; gild, gloss (over), varnish, whitewash; becloud, bedim, befog, block, cloud, darken, eclipse, obstruct, occlude, overcast, overshadow, shadeNear Antonyms of veil bring out, present; clarify, illuminate; advertise, air, broadcast, get out, proclaim, publicize, publish, spreadAntonyms of veil bare, disclose, display, divulge, expose, reveal, show, uncloak, uncover, unmask, unveil

  2. 2 to surround or cover closely morning fog veiled the fields Synonyms of veil bosom, bower, circumfuse, cocoon, embosom, embower, embrace, enclose (also inclose), encompass, enshroud, enswathe, envelop, enwrap, invest, involve, lap, mantle, muffle, shroud, swathe, enfold, wrapWords Related to veil curtain, drape; embed (also imbed), encase; swaddle; blanket, overlay, overspread; camouflage, cloak, disguise, mask; circle, encircle, enlace, enwindNear Antonyms of veil bare, denude, expose, strip



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