Synonyms for smoke screen

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The red Cadillacs were only a smoke screen for something else.

"It's no smoke screen," MacMaine said in a matter-of-fact tone.

“We arranged to put up a smoke screen,” Johnny whispered to Meggy.

At about 7.40 we turned, under cover of our smoke screen, and steered south-west.

In fact none of the British commanders realized what had taken place under cover of that smoke screen.

But only a few of the Earth's higher-up would know that it was a smoke screen; the rest believe it, whether it is true or not.

"The whole TK business was just a smoke screen to keep matters confused," I concluded.

Mr. Gary, behind the smoke screen of his hypocrisies about the "open shop," was determined to have the strike go on.

The smoke screen grew denser and taller, mounting toward the balloons.

The third method—that of rendering the blockships invisible to the battery—would have entailed the use of a smoke screen.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SMOKE SCREEN

concealment

nounhiding, secrecy
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