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veil

veil

 
 
pronunciation:
veIl
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a thin piece of cloth worn over the head, shoulders, and face. A veil is used as a decoration, or to hide a person's face.
similar words:
headdress, kerchief
definition 2: something that hides or separates.
The castle stood behind a veil of fog.
synonyms:
cloak, cloud, mask
similar words:
cover, covering, curtain, film, screen
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: veiled, veiling, veils
definition: to hide or cover with a veil or something like a veil.
A thick stand of trees near the road veiled the house.
synonyms:
cloak
similar words:
cloud, conceal, cover, curtain, disguise, hide, mask, mist, obscure, screen
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