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adjective as in hiding

noun as in veil

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Protests in Iran have been raging on for nearly two weeks because 22-year-old Mahsa Amini died in the custody of the “morality police” after she allegedly failed to comply with the nation’s veiling laws.

The new “Air” setting on the 18i20 mitigated some of this veiling effect when engaged, adding a bit of presence and life back to particularly wooly instruments.

In 2005, the regime launched a “culture of modesty” campaign aimed at enforcing stricter veiling.

Her face was mild and pale; but it was the transparent hue of the virgin flower of spring, clad in her veiling leaves.

Richard felt his knees smiting together, and a darkening mist veiling his eyes.

The snow had begun to fall in large flakes, veiling the melancholy landscape in mist and dimness.

The font, of Norman design, was preserved from mutilation in Puritan times by veiling its beauties beneath a covering of plaster.

"And ten more spear-lengths would have sufficed," said she, veiling her vexation as best she might.


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On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to veiling, such as: null, covering, masking, screening, suppressing, and going underground.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.