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synonyms for shroud

  • cloak
  • pall
  • veil
  • cerecloth
  • cerement
  • cerements
  • clothing
  • cover
  • dress
  • envelope
  • garment
  • screen
  • shade
  • shadow
  • sheet
  • shelter
  • winding sheet
  • wrap
  • grave-clothes

antonyms for shroud

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  • brightness
  • light
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How to use shroud in a sentence

She telegraphed to her servants to strip her house of its summer shroud, and returned early on the day of his choice.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
A great white shroud covered the corpse, closely outlining some of its contours.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
This shroud was almost completely eaten away at one end, and left one of the feet visible.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Ward pulled the shroud back, revealing a horribly mangled body.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Wrapped in their fiery vesture and shroud of flame, they yet exulted in their glorious victory.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
Clouds of haze moved around, and when the moon came up she seemed to be glowering from her shroud.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
The great Union Jack that flew over the house was hauled down, and laid over the body, fit shroud for a loyal Scotsman.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
These unconfessed feelings placed a shroud between the husband and wife which could not fail to grow thicker day by day.
AT THE SIGN OF THE CAT AND RACKETHONORE DE BALZAC
The lid was shoved along about a foot, showing the dead man's face down in there, with a wet cloth over it, and his shroud on.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
All these stratagems were intended to shroud with impenetrable secrecy the mysteries of the brotherhood.
THE MYTHS OF THE NEW WORLDDANIEL G. BRINTON
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WORDS RELATED TO SHROUD

  • close
  • conceal
  • cover
  • hide
  • obscure
  • obstruct
  • screen
  • shroud
  • shut off
  • shut out
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