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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
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Over the course of the season, the researchers observed that the use of concealments became the chimpanzees preferred strategy.
We have to ask ourselves, then, how much of our mistrust of politicians and public officials, of the media, of our government and just about all who govern us--how much of this angry cynicism so evident in our public life in recent years--is an outcome of the Hiroshima and post-Hiroshima nuclear deceptions and concealments.
Secrecy and concealment are used almost interchangeably, but the latter suggests more active steps to suppress information.
Unfortunately, the concealment not only widened but settled into American institutions.
Surely Hiroshima was the mother of all cover-ups, creating distortions, manipulative procedures and patterns of concealment that have affected all of American life.
Geared toward assisting industry professionals, the media and the public, STEALTH's Clearing the Air materials address misperceptions and clearly communicate the factors affecting concealment solution selection in three common concealment category groupings: - Roof Top Concealments, Concealment Poles and Concealment Structures.
In his Clearing the Air presentation, McLernon discusses key factors affecting antenna concealment selection, addresses common misperceptions, and helps clarify the pros and cons of a variety of concealment options.
It highlights the company's commitment to leadership through antenna concealment education.
The complaint claims that the defendants, through a pattern of deception and fraudulent concealments, used MicroCap to siphon off millions of dollars in underwriting, placement, consulting and other fees and warrants in portfolio companies for the benefit of the defendants instead of acting in the best interests of MicroCap and its shareholders.