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covering up

adjective as in suppressive

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Example Sentences

Because you were covering up for actions that may or may not have been legally authorized.

Are authorities covering up the true circumstances of his prison break?

So she fed me some information to help me, because I wanted to know what it was I was covering up.

The result is a mosaic of spectra, covering up to 60 different regions.

So if the pilots were not covering up a plot, what happened?

I cried a little when I was covering up Buck's face, for he was mighty good to me.

The time he selected for his deed of destruction he thought the most propitious for covering up his tracks.

He went at once into the city, with the intention of fetching Sandy out and covering up the disgrace by an immediate marriage.

What I knew about Thorndyke was sketchy enough but they got it all because I didn't have any reason for covering up.

She had almost succeeded in covering up the faint bruise on her right cheek, but not completely.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to covering up, such as: null, curbing, holding back, null, quelling, and repressing.

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