Thesaurus / covers
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other words for covers
- false front
- fig leaf
- smoke screen
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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Again the sallow fingers began to play with the book-covers, passing from one to another, but always slowly and gently.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
The station now covers nearly 12 acres, the length of platforms exceeding 1-1/2 miles.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
And of the world of to-day, be it remembered, elective democratic control covers only a part of the field.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Their property at Black Lake covers 102 acres, and is described as being a mile long by 520 feet wide.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
It was a maxim of Napoleon that success covers everything, that it is only failure which cannot be forgiven.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
On the table some kind of cold repast was laid, the viands concealed under china covers.
Let the folds be adorned with leaves and branches fastened to them, while a trailing wreath covers the gay-decked gates.
THE RELIGION OF ANCIENT ROMECYRIL BAILEY
"Potted tongue," she exclaimed, dodging round the table, and lifting various covers.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The round trip covers a distance of about seventy-five miles and occupies eight or ten hours.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
It is the variable lake of Czirknitz, which sometimes covers sixty-three square miles, and is sometimes dry.