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synonyms for smoke screen

  • red herring
  • cover
  • false colors
  • false front
  • masquerade
  • screen
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How to use smoke screen in a sentence

Among the Perpendicular additions to the church last named may be noted a very beautiful oaken rood-screen.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 3, SLICE 4VARIOUS
The young men gathered round him and offered him a cigar, which he accepted and began to smoke.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The smoke from her kitchen fire rose white as she put in dry sumac to give it a start.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
In most club card-rooms smoking is not permitted, but at the Pandemonium it is the fashion to smoke everywhere.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Now, he chose a small table in a corner of the balcony, close to the glass screen.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
When the smoke and dust cleared away nothing stirred on the whole of that piece of ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It's good for nothing but to choke a man and fill him full of smoke and embers.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Smokers, tossing pipes and puffing smoke over the dinner-table, forgot all cleanliness and modesty.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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WORDS RELATED TO SMOKE SCREEN

  • beard
  • blind
  • camouflage
  • cover
  • cover-up
  • covering
  • curtain
  • disguise
  • dissimulation
  • fig leaf
  • front
  • hide-out
  • hideaway
  • laundromat
  • mask
  • obliteration
  • obscuration
  • occultation
  • privacy
  • red herring
  • secretion
  • smoke screen
  • veil
  • wraps
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.