cover-up[ kuhv-er-uhp ]SEE DEFINITION OF cover-up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COVER-UP
The demand for stores was a cover-up for things already done.
It possessed two qualities which most other cover-up titles do not have.
But apparently the job was a genuine heist, not a cover-up for something else.
And Mannheim was plotting the next phase of the capture—the cover-up.
But it wouldn't do to leave a cover-up door like this standing open.
It was a cover-up, a substitute symbol to bring his nervous system back under full control.
“We can swing the cover-up afterwards all the way,” Taggert told him firmly.
If President Ferraro didn't know about the battleship, he must have been taken in by the cover-up job.
And Stanley Martin was plotting the next phase of the capture—the cover-up.
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