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  • v. Present participle of camouflage.


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  • In early 2009, Obama and his top economic aides faced a fateful choice: either do an honest accounting of the nation's big insolvent banks, like Citigroup; or keep propping them up and collude with the banks in camouflaging just how bad things were -- and still are.

    Robert Kuttner: Obama Calls the Question on Geithner

  • This tendency – which might be called a type of impersonation, a kind of camouflaging of the writer's authority and hence his responsibility – can be seen throughout Ishiguro's work, and goes hand in hand with his most persistent themes: the fear of disorganisation and abandonment; the psychical aftermath of childhood; and the relationship between the institutional and the personal through which these themes are frequently dramatised.

    Rereading: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

  • The last thing she had done, before they had slipped away from the Keeper™s apartment the night before, was work a “masking” spell, a kind of camouflaging of her presence.

    The Irda

  • Natives of India are extraordinarily good at "camouflaging" improvised surroundings, for they have been used to doing it for centuries.

    Here, There and Everywhere

  • "They have mastered the art of passive air defence such as camouflaging and radio silence and active air defence to engage aircraft and choppers of security forces," a senior central intelligence officer said on the condition of anonymity.


  • Is it some kind of camouflaging to give the impression that tens of thousands of participants at the event want a Sikh homeland?

    The Georgia Straight - News And Views

  • WorkChoices industrial laws that played a large role in ending John Howard's run of almost 12 years, accusing him of "camouflaging" his intentions.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • Once they were located, Joshua would move with the enemy, shifting into camouflaging shapes when necessary.


  • Eisenhower had presented himself to congressional leaders as a self-confident, fully in charge president—camouflaging how exhuasted, physically and mentally, he was.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Ms. van Manen born in the Netherlands, 1942, whose works are in several of the world's great museums, is a master of the snapshot aesthetic, camouflaging her professional competence so her pictures look like they might be just anyone's and it is only serendipity that they are so interesting.

    Candid Albums Of Strangers


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