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  • n. Plural form of camouflage.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of camouflage.

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Examples

  • When you're out there digging for the lead, it kind of camouflages some of the hurt. "

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  • While the UN loss was no surprise given Russia's and China's joint aversion to UN/NATO mission creep in Libya the double veto camouflages a more vexing development in the Eastern Mediterranean: a renewed effort by Russia's Vladimir Putin to reconsolidate a foot-hold in the Middle East against anti-democratic forces.

    Amb. Marc Ginsberg: Syria's Double Diplomatic Muscle

  • The chilling irony underpinning Silas' photographs of the enchanting German and Czech countryside strikes at our hearts when we learn that the beauty we are admiring is what today officially camouflages the trail of persecution and death.

    G. Roger Denson: Holocaust and Redemption in the Photography of Susan Silas

  • Lying to Brussels about the real facts of their economic viability so that the country could enter the EU; successive prime ministers and their hundreds of ministers selfishly tampering with EU funds, a virulent system of nepotism; a word-indulgent politics that camouflages truths... suddenly I felt Athena's fuming breath on my face and her stern gaze froze me.

    Anthony Strano: Reflections in Athens

  • Ultimately, he is a man who at times shows off, but generally camouflages an amazing -- if top-heavy -- physique.

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  • Click on the pictures to see more urban camouflages.

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  • Amour-propre keeps us from knowing our limits, disguises the often crass interests behind what we think our benevolent actions, and camouflages the full extent of our pathetic vanity.

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  • It camouflages the fact that solar energy isn't competitive and thereby deflects investment from industries that are.

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  • BOENHER QUIETLY ADVOCATING FOR RNC CANDIDATE - The incoming speaker of the House typically camouflages best when lurking about a pumpkin patch, standing in front of an early period Rothko, attending a Syracuse game, or clubbing in the Meadowlands.

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  • The quest for being thin as a solution to life's problems camouflages the fact that life is full of complex challenges and disappointments that need emotionally honest attention, not control over calories.

    Beth Weinstock: Gloria Steinem Is Alive and Well, Reminding Us 'That Perfect Is Boring' and 'Beauty Is Irregular'

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