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1‘her face was hidden behind a black veil’
face covering, veiling
2‘a thin veil of high cloud made the sun hazy’
covering, cover, screen, shield, curtain, layer, film, mantle, cloak, mask, blanket, shroud, canopy, cloud, blur, haze, mist, pall
1‘the peak was often veiled in mist’
envelop, surround, swathe, enfold, cover, cover up, conceal, hide, secrete, camouflage, disguise, mask, screen, shield, cloak, blanket, shroud, enwrap, canopy, overlay
obscure, shade, shadow, eclipse, cloud, blot out, block out, blank out, obliterate, overshadow
literary enshroud, mantle, bedim, benight, becloud, befog
unveil, expose, uncover
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