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I’ve asked for records and gotten stonewalled behind the veil of public safety.
LESSONS FROM THE YEAR IN SURVEILLANCE TECH DEBACLESJESSE MARXDECEMBER 28, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The boy, whose face is covered by a semi-transparent veil, carries a lamb.
DON’T UNDERESTIMATE THE CHEAPFAKEAMY NORDRUMDECEMBER 22, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
There is a veil of shame and myth regarding the use of cannabis.
MYTHS AND SHAME SHOULDN’T GUIDE CANNABIS REGULATIONSJOHN BERTSCHSEPTEMBER 8, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In her book, Western Representations of the Muslim Woman, Moja Kahf traces one of the first discussions of the veil in western fiction to the novel Don Quixote.
WE ARE ALL NIQABIS NOW: CORONAVIRUS MASKS REVEAL HYPOCRISY OF FACE COVERING BANSLGBTQ-EDITORAPRIL 29, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Because one feature of contempt, it strikes me, is that there’s a little bit of a veil of secrecy over it.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Madame Ratignolle, more careful of her complexion, had twined a gauze veil about her head.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Lady Maude sat alone in her room; the white robes upon her, the orthodox veil, meant to shade her fair face thrown back from it.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
As you neared it, however, the watery veil seemed flung over them, like the foamy tulle over a bride.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
As I receded, the watery veil would disappear, and as I approached it would again take form.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
No Jewish historian nor scientist mentioned the rending of the veil of the temple, nor the rising of the saints from the dead.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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JULY 25, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO VEIL

  • appearance
  • cloak
  • coloring
  • cover
  • disguise
  • disguisement
  • face
  • front
  • guise
  • mask
  • masquerade
  • pretense
  • semblance
  • show
  • veil
  • veneer
  • window-dressing
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