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Synonyms for covert

Synonyms for covert

existing or operating in a way so as to ensure complete concealment and confidentiality

lying beyond what is obvious or avowed

something that physically protects, especially from danger

a hiding place

Synonyms for covert

a flock of coots

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a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

secret or hidden

(of a wife) being under the protection of her husband

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The denser nocturnal vapours, attacked by the warm beams, were dividing and shrinking into isolated fleeces within hollows and coverts, where they waited till they should be dried away to nothing.
Thus the Sheriff and a score of men ran away from Robin Hood and Little John; so that when Will Stutely and a dozen or more of stout yeomen burst from out the covert, they saw nought of their master's enemies, for the Sheriff and his men were scurrying away in the distance, hidden within a cloud of dust like a little thunderstorm.
Take the covert at once, for my Girchik says the Ilagins are at Korniki with their hounds.
The oasis of the Otradnoe covert came in sight a few hundred yards off, the huntsmen were already nearing it.
Leaped a fearful place; what a sight when they rushed from the covert.
Jack Hastings had fallen in love with Clara, the talk ran on; then, visiting at Trillium Covert, he had fallen in love with Sonoma Valley and bought a magnificent home ranch, though little enough he saw of it, being away over the world so much of the time.
They've been three years searching for it--I forgot to tell them we had searched ten years for Trillium Covert.
Another thing, Trillium Covert and Madrono Ranch were happily situated in a narrow thermal belt, so that in the frosty mornings of winter the temperature was always several degrees higher than in the rest of the valley.
As he watched her with another covert look, he saw a certain ambitious triumph in her face which no assumed coldness could conceal.
I was willing to encounter some risks in order to accomplish my object, and counted much upon my ability to elude these prowling cannibals amongst the many coverts which the mountains afforded.
With noise-eliminating technology, wireless control and secure Bluetooth, the SDC connects GSM and TETRA devices to Sepura's proven range of covert accessories.
By the time the CIA formed in 1947, anticommunist organizers, associated with a variety of state and private forms of covert action, were already entrenched in the movement that formed the NSA.
22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Covert Alert is the first Hands Free Speech Activated 3 in 1 App on the market today.
KDA brokers Joel Kohn and Avrum Lieber represented the ownership, Covert Holdings LLC, while Jacques Wadler and Vincent Lopez, also of KDA, negotiated on behalf of the tenant, QB Collective LLC.
Covert searches invade the privacy of the home and should be used only in exceptional cases.