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smoke screen

smoke screen

 
pronunciation:
smok skrin
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a cloud of smoke used to hide military areas or operations from an enemy.
definition 2: a deceptive statement or action used to conceal or disguise one's activities or intentions.
similar words:
blind, excuse, subterfuge