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Kept secret; hidden.‘a concealed weapon’‘he spoke with barely concealed anger’
- ‘We can best see what is concealed by examining different metaphors of organization.’
- ‘Then in recent years, 31 states passed laws, promoted by the National Rifle Association, allowing people to carry concealed weapons.’
- ‘His father's cousin, the son of his great uncle the judge, responded to the news with barely concealed resentment.’
- ‘Behind a mirrored door is a concealed walk-in wardrobe, which had originally been a bathroom from the Victorian period.’
- ‘The operator uses an advanced form of telemetry, a miniature microprocessor-controlled guidance system concealed under his clothing.’
- ‘His full identity is concealed by a rugged leather hat.’
- ‘Gone is sophistry, the elegance of understatement, the joy of imagining the concealed, regaling in the revealed.’
- ‘Four years later, he was convicted of carrying a concealed weapon.’
- ‘She hit a heavy shovel on a log concealed by the long grass.’
- ‘Officers have discovered the hidden population consists largely of asylum seekers, many of whom are concealed from the poll by tax-dodging landlords.’
- ‘Photographs taken during original construction or later modifications are especially useful in revealing concealed conditions.’
- ‘She spoke quickly, with a barely concealed sob in her throat.’
- ‘They may also want all information about the disease to be concealed from others outside the family.’
- ‘He voted to repeal the assault weapons ban, sponsored legislation to weaken concealed gun laws.’
- ‘In some homes, instead of bare timber ceilings, the rafters would be concealed with plaster, which also was sometimes decorative.’
- ‘The excavations are concealed by a screen of trees.’
- ‘To avoid fattening, unhealthful fats, you need to understand what types of foods they are concealed in.’
- ‘Domestic violence, once a dark, heinous secret concealed behind closed doors, is now a repugnant truth brought to light.’
- ‘The result is a literary autobiography in which the self revealed is simultaneously the self concealed.’
- ‘Her brown eyes were concealed behind blue colour contact lenses.’
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