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1. conceal

verb. ['kənˈsiːl'] prevent from being seen or discovered.

Synonyms

  • obstruct
  • block
  • skulk
  • fog
  • harbor
  • haze over
  • obscure
  • bosom
  • cover
  • cover up
  • sweep under the rug
  • mist
  • harbour
  • secrete
  • mask
  • befog
  • shield
  • bury
  • cloud
  • lurk
  • disguise
  • veil
  • becloud
  • hide

Antonyms

  • unveil
  • unclog
  • free
  • natural object

Etymology

  • conceler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • concelare (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word conceal


1. Verb, base form
Others will cover the nest with large amounts of web silk in order to conceal it from predators.

Quotes containing the word conceal


1. True friendship ought never to conceal what it thinks.
- St. Jerome

2. The perfection of art is to conceal art.
- Quintilian

3. There were always in me, two women at least, one woman desperate and bewildered, who felt she was drowning and another who would leap into a scene, as upon a stage, conceal her true emotions because they were weaknesses, helplessness, despair, and present to the world only a smile, an eagerness, curiosity, enthusiasm, interest.
- Anaïs Nin

2. conceal

verb. ['kənˈsiːl'] hold back; keep from being perceived by others.

Synonyms

  • hold in
  • occult

Antonyms

  • bring to
  • unfreeze
  • unblock

Etymology

  • conceler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • concelare (Latin)
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