Definition of 'shroud'
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This industry should no longer be shrouded in mystery and the consumers deserve a fairer deal. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What lively pity she feels for those whom she recognizes still shrouded in the darkness! Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)The land was shrouded in a grey haze. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Such matters are shrouded in secrecy and the cloak of confidentiality. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Her eyes were extraordinarily blue and her face seemed shrouded in mist. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)The selection process was also shrouded in mystery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The hill was shrouded in a grey mist of drizzle. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)Our afternoons together were shrouded in secrecy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The funding of the glittering dinner remains shrouded in mystery. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Its recent past is shrouded in secrecy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The exact death toll remained shrouded in mystery. The Sun (2013)His lawyers have helped him to conduct legal affairs that are shrouded in secrecy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Until now the ship had either been shown shrouded in mist or swathed in tubes to preserve her. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So this planet of yours became shrouded in darkness, and a stench rose up from it. Christianity Today (2000)We stopped off for a quick look, but it was shrouded in mist. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The tenets of the Flat calendar are shrouded in the mists of time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A few days to go and it is shrouded in choking smoke. The Sun (2008)Two and a half hours were lost in the morning, as a heavy blanket of fog again shrouded the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2008)London was shrouded in darkness. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)When his third went in, the Press box was already shrouded in smoke. The Sun (2013)The orchestra, far from being shrouded in the darkness of a pit, is centre stage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That whole winter long she had felt as if her sun was all shrouded over with grey mist, and could no longer shine brightly for her. Wives and Daughters (1864)The ocean is grey, the sky is grey, the whole grey coastline is shrouded in a grey mist and dripping beneath the remorseless rain. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'shroud'
British English: shroud NOUN
A shroud is a cloth which is used for wrapping a dead body.
...the burial shroud.
British English: shroud VERB
If something has been shrouded in mystery or secrecy, very little information about it has been made available.
For years the teaching of acting has been shrouded in mystery.
Definition of shroud from the Collins English Dictionary
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