Synonyms of cover-up
concealmentDictionary • He denied there'd been any cover-up of the fraud.
concealment • His concealment of his true motives was masterly.
whitewash (informal) • The report's findings were condemned as total whitewash.
complicity • evidence of their complicity with international terrorists
front (informal) • a front for crime syndicates
smoke and mirrors
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complicityComplicity is involvement with other people in an illegal activity or plan.
• evidence of their complicity with international terrorists
concealmentThe concealment of information or a feeling involves keeping it secret.
• His concealment of his true motives was masterly.
front (informal)An organization or activity that is a front for one that is illegal or secret is used to hide it.
• a front for crime syndicates
Thesaurus for cover-up from the Collins English Thesaurus
concealment or attempted concealment of a mistake, crime, etc
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