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noun as in cover; coat

verb as in disguise

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Skyline Arch doubled in size after dislodging a hefty boulder in 1940, Landscape Arch belched up some of its innards in front of surprised onlookers in 1991, and Wall Arch disintegrated under the cloak of darkness in 2008.

Unfortunately, Section 230 has been often misused by big tech to do the absolute bare minimum and then hide behind a cloak of liability protection.

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Regulators face questions about whether the apparently amateur trading crowd’s activities amounted to illegal market manipulation — and if sophisticated professionals used the cloak of online anonymity to stoke the frenzy.

Over time, this slow burial of organic matter accumulated into storage strata of ancient sunlight, well hidden in the dark cloak of carbon.

That engulfing mucus might also work as an invisibility cloak.

Some have innocuous-seeming URLs like or, which cloak the sinister operations.

This is the conspiratorial mind using skepticism as a cloak for intellectual laziness.

But there is something to be learned by the cloak-and-dagger world from Yousef and Ben Yitzhak.

Among the 50 new works included is a shawl made of used tea bags that resembles a ceremonial cloak.

Arm people with a cloak of anonymity and a shield of non-accountability, and watch the cavalcade of crazy charge.

On this errand he departed, wrapped tightly in his cloak, walking briskly through the now heavier rain.

As she spoke, she moved very slightly, letting her cloak fall open so that her long throat was exposed.

He dashed up to the drawing-room; his wife was coming forth then, her cloak and gloves on, her fan in her hand.

Rallying himself somewhat, he laid his hand upon the white cloak covering her shoulders.

On their entrance into the church, a brownish-red silk cloak, which concealed the whole of the uniform, was presented to each.


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On this page you'll find 107 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cloak, such as: camouflage, mantle, mask, shawl, veneer, and beard.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.