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  • v  to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
  • v  make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
    a veiled threat
  • a  having or as if having a veil or concealing cover
    a veiled dancer
    a veiled hat
    veiled threats
    veiled insults
  • s  muted or unclear
    veiled sounds
    the image is veiled or foggy

  • Last week a veiled face appeared in London.
  • Rabagliati's thinly veiled autobiography tells a genuinely moving coming-of-age story of a summer as a camp counselor.
  • Trained as a philologist in Havana but denied a career in academiaher dissertation, entitled Dictatorships in Latin American Literature, was perceived as a veiled criticism of .
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  • I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp
    I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp: An Autobigraphy by Richard Hell | Ecco Press | 293 pages Hell is other people, in Richard Hell’s new memoir. The book is structured as a series of reminiscences, mostly of people he’s written with, had sex with, or both. Though Hell (né Meyers), an accidental rock star who identifies as a poet, has published two earlier novels of the “thinly veiled aubiography ...
    June 18, 2013 - Orlando Weekly
  • Morrisey to review state abortion regulations
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A womens health advocate ripped West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morriseys pending review of state abortion regulations Monday, saying his actions were a veiled attempt to shut down abortion clinics. "Its a political att...
    June 17, 2013 - The Charleston Gazette
  • Ayew courts Premier League interest
    The Ghana forward made no secret of his admiration for English football and issued a thinly veiled hint that he would be open to a move to England and particularly to Liverpool
    June 16, 2013 - via Yahoo! Sports

  • Cheech Marin in Los Angeles Times
    Marin, 62, said: "It takes about 3 minutes for that to happen. There's this veiled hatred."
  • David Duchovny in FOXNews
    But "it's not a thinly veiled show that's supposed to titillate you," said Duchovny, best known for his role as dour, alien-obsessed FBI Agent Fox Mulder on the classic cult series "The X-Files."
  • Joe Biden in Independent
    The Democrat's number two, Joe Biden, said such tactics were "dangerous", accusing Republicans of choosing "to appeal to fear with a veiled question: Who is the real Barack Obama?"

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