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English verb: conceal

1. conceal (perception) prevent from being seen or discovered

SamplesMuslim women hide their faces.
Hide the money.

ExamplesThey conceal themselves


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Narrower (hyponym)becloud, befog, block, bosom, bury, cloud, cover, cover, cover up, disguise, fog, harbor, harbour, haze over, lurk, mask, mist, obnubilate, obscure, obstruct, secrete, shield, skulk, sweep under the rug, veil


2. conceal (perception) hold back; keep from being perceived by others

SamplesShe conceals her anger well.

Synonymshold back, hold in

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Narrower (hyponym)occult

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