conceal


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conceal

verb camouflage, cloak, confine, cover, cover up, curtain, disguise, eclipse, enshroud, entomb, envelop, harbor, hide, keep clandestine, keep from, keep out of sight, keep secret, keep to oneself, keep underground, make innonspicuous, make indiscernible, make unapparent, make unperceptible, mask, not reveal, obscure, occulere, protect, render invisible, screen, seclude, secrete, shade, shadow, shield, shroud, store, suppress, throw a veil over, veil, withhraw from observation, withold, withold information
Associated concepts: conceal assets, conceal information, conceal material facts
Foreign phrases: Fraus est celare fraudem.It is fraud to conneal a fraud.
See also: blind, camouflage, circumvent, cloak, clothe, disguise, distort, ensconce, enshroud, envelop, expurgate, guard, harbor, hedge, hide, misguide, misinform, obfuscate, obliterate, obnubilate, obscure, screen, seclude, sequester, shroud, stifle, suppress, withhold
References in classic literature ?
There was no attempt to conceal the point of junction between Kearney's cabin and the newly-transported saloon from the flat--no architectural illusion of the palpable collusion of the two buildings, which seemed to be telescoped into each other.
He was mean; and, like most other mean men, he lacked the ability to conceal his meanness.
Part of her meaning was to conceal some favourite thoughts of her own and Mr.
He said, "my discourse was all very strange, but especially the last part; for he could not understand, why nature should teach us to conceal what nature had given; that neither himself nor family were ashamed of any parts of their bodies; but, however, I might do as I pleased.
Leonela alone knew of her mistress's weakness, for the two false friends and new lovers were unable to conceal it.
Policar Morrel, who served under the other government, and who does not altogether conceal what he thinks on the subject, you are strongly suspected of regretting the abdication of Napoleon.
In making tactical dispositions, the highest pitch you can attain is to conceal them; conceal your dispositions, and you will be safe from the prying of the subtlest spies, from the machinations of the wisest brains.
When you return I will set the fuse myself, but be careful to conceal your face, so that you cannot be recognized by them.
The subject had reference to secret sin, and those sad mysteries which we hide from our nearest and dearest, and would fain conceal from our own consciousness, even forgetting that the Omniscient can detect them.
But then the opportunity of making a sacrifice to her secret love was glorious, and her frankness forbade her to conceal the truth.
Athos fixed upon Monk one of those penetrating looks which seem to convey to him to whom they are directed a challenge to conceal a single one of his thoughts; then, taking off his hat, he began in a solemn voice, while his interlocutor, with one hand upon his visage, allowed that long and nervous hand to compress his mustache and beard, while his vague and melancholy eye wandered about the recesses of the vaults.
Four men are sufficient, in this way, to conceal the amount of three tons weight of merchandise in the course of two days.