Synonyms of 'veil'
a piece of thin cloth, usually as part of a hat or headdress, used to cover a woman's faceShe swathed her face in a veil of decorative muslin.
something that conceals the truththe chilling facts behind this veil of secrecy
something that conceals the truthHe recognized the coast of England through the veil of mist.
to cover or conceal with or as if with a veilHer hair swept across her face, as if to veil it.
the black patch which covered his left eye
The road is screened by a block of flats.
The compound was hidden by trees and shrubs.
A thick grey cloud masked the sun.
He shielded his head from the sun with an old sack.
She made no attempt to disguise her contempt.
The device, concealed in a dustbin, was defused by police.
The building is almost completely obscured by a huge banner.
He uses jargon to cloak his inefficiency.
Many of the peaks were already mantled with snow.
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in the sense of blind
a person, action, or thing that serves to deceive or conceal the truth
in the sense of cloak
something that covers or concealsIndividualism is sometimes used as a cloak for self-interest.
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