French translation of veiled
- [woman, girl]
- [reference, criticism, threat]
à peine voilé(e)a thinly veiled criticism
une critique à peine voilée
Example Sentences Including 'veiled'
Only the eyes, veiled with a wary blankness, might give an observer pause.Death Speaks Softly
Far off, it seemed, half veiled in winding cloud, there loomed the island rock.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
They were on an island in a sea of trees, and the horizon was veiled.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
Trends of 'veiled'
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- [of bride]
- (on hat)
- (on hat)
voile mto wear the veil
porter le voile
- (figurative) [of silence, mystery, anonymity]
voile munder a veil of secrecy
dans le plus grand secret
- (= haze) [of mist, dust, smoke]
Example Sentences Including 'veil'
Ahead she could see the pair of oaks and, between them, an unnatural veil of mist hanging like caught moss.A Time of War
Through a veil of leaves, she saw Magenta House; a network of company offices housed within the single shell of two separate buildings.CHAMELEON (2002)
He lowered the scope and blinked at the growing evening, tangible as a veil.The Last Raven
'veiled' in Other Languages
Translation of veiled from the Collins English to French Dictionary
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