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  • as inconcealment
  • as incover
  • as indisguise
  • as inmask
  • as inpretext

synonyms for fig leaf

  • beard
  • blind
  • camouflage
  • cover
  • cover-up
  • covering
  • curtain
  • disguise
  • dissimulation
  • front
  • hideaway
  • laundromat
  • mask
  • obliteration
  • occultation
  • privacy
  • secretion
  • veil
  • wraps
  • hideout
  • obscuration
  • red herring
  • smokescreen
  • canvas
  • cap
  • dress
  • envelope
  • jacket
  • lid
  • roof
  • screen
  • sheet
  • tent
  • top
  • umbrella
  • awning
  • bark
  • binding
  • canopy
  • caparison
  • case
  • ceiling
  • cloak
  • clothing
  • coating
  • covering
  • coverlet
  • dome
  • hood
  • integument
  • marquee
  • overlay
  • paint
  • parasol
  • sheath
  • shroud
  • stopper
  • tarp
  • tarpaulin
  • tegument
  • wrapper
  • wraps
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antonyms for fig leaf

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  • disclosure
  • divulgence
  • exposition
  • revelation
  • showing
  • telling
    • back
    • character
    • honesty
    • personality
    • reality
    • rear
    • truth
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    How to use fig leaf in a sentence

    Frequently they are found in alveolar arrangement, retaining the original outline of the alveoli of the lung (Fig. 4, b).
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Each is surrounded by a gelatinous capsule, which is its distinctive feature (Fig. 9).
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    The specific gravity is most conveniently estimated by means of the urinometer—Squibb's is preferable (Fig. 14).
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Crystals of urea nitrate or oxalate (Fig. 19) will soon appear and can be recognized with the microscope.
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    Hydrogen sulphid is easily prepared in the simple apparatus shown in Fig. 30.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Not a zephyr ruffled the leaf of a rose, and a soft breathing fragrance bathed his reposing senses.
    THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
    Hitherto, I have not given the subject much consideration, but I turn over a new leaf from the date of this adventure.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    The "torfuge" (Fig. 31) is said to be a very satisfactory substitute for the centrifuge, and is readily portable.
    A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
    Virginia leaf still continues to flourish, and to-day it is the great agricultural product of the State.
    TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
    Rarely, sodium urate occurs in crystalline form—slender prisms, arranged in fan- or sheaf-like structures (Fig. 32).
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO FIG LEAF

    • beard
    • blind
    • camouflage
    • cover
    • cover-up
    • covering
    • curtain
    • disguise
    • dissimulation
    • fig leaf
    • front
    • hideaway
    • hideout
    • laundromat
    • mask
    • obliteration
    • obscuration
    • occultation
    • privacy
    • red herring
    • secretion
    • smokescreen
    • veil
    • wraps
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