concealment


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Synonyms for concealment

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Synonyms for concealment

the condition of being concealed or hidden

a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something

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If I meet you by chance, there is no concealment in that?
And it was in this way that Philip justified his subtle efforts to overcome Maggie's true prompting against a concealment that would introduce doubleness into her own mind, and might cause new misery to those who had the primary natural claim on her.
From some place of concealment near at hand Oolanga appeared, and came close to her.
They burst on him, I do not know how, but by some letter or message and it was the discovery of what she was doing, of this very project of hers, which determined him to come forward at once, own it all to his uncle, throw himself on his kindness, and, in short, put an end to the miserable state of concealment that had been carrying on so long.
They must both have suffered a great deal under such a system of secresy and concealment.
Near to these they encamped in a deep gully, which afforded some concealment.
Werper, from the concealment of a jutting, granite shoulder, watched him pass up from the shadows of the stairway and advance toward the edge of the hill which faced the rim of the valley where the Waziri awaited the signal of their master.
Once in my new place of concealment, I watched them as they approached the tree.
She stumbled once, not far from my place of concealment, and after the balance of the party had passed me.
Instantly my blood boiled, and forgetting every consideration of caution, I leaped from my concealment, and, springing to the man's side, felled him with a blow.
Though their commander was a kind man in his way, and had made a point of introducing them to the best people in the town in order that they should not fall into the bad company of boys belonging to other ships, I regret to say that they made faces at him behind his back, and imitated the dignified carriage of his head without any concealment whatever.
Had she attempted concealment, or tried to extricate herself from her awkward position by cunning, she would have spoiled her case by acknowledging herself guilty.
Perhaps: but concealment had been the habit of his life, and the impulse to confession had no power against the dread of a deeper humiliation.
Suddenly the horrid war-whoop burst on their ears, mingled with the sharp report of rifles, and a legion of savages sprang from their concealments, yelling, and shaking their buffalo robes to frighten the horses.
When a Parliament , which must protect nation's interests, passes a person-specific law allowing a disqualified person guilty of Rs 3 billion money laundering, tax evasion, concealment of assets, forgery and perjury to become head of a political party, then such a law is a "laanath" on Parliament ,' said Khan.