covering or hiding
concealing curtains prevented discovery”
the activity of keeping something secret
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the act of concealing the identity of something by modifying its appearance
activity that tries to conceal something
cover, covering, masking, screening
the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it
a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent)
concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public
concealing something under the ground
smoke screen, smokescreen
an action intended to conceal or confuse or obscure
avoiding detection by moving carefully
concealing the source of illegally gotten money
blue wall, blue wall of silence, wall of silence
the secrecy of police officers who lie or look the other way to protect other police officers
the act of burying again
any specific behavior
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