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English verb: cover up

1. cover up (perception) hide from view or knowledge

SamplesThe President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)conceal, hide

Narrower (hyponym)gloss over, hush up, sleek over, whitewash

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