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  • adjective Wearing a cloak.
  • adjective Covered, hidden, disguised.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cloak.

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  • adjective covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
  • adjective having its true character concealed with the intent of misleading


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  • And, I feel very sorry for those folks who remain cloaked in bitterness and have absolutely no understanding of compassion and empathy.

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  • Rising next to the CCTV building, and also designed by OMA, the dazzling Television Cultural Center, or TVCC, peaks and plummets like a mountain cloaked in corrugated zinc.

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  • A dark bank of gray mist and rain cloaked the northern horizon, extending as far east and west as we could see.

    The Great Alaskan Cast and Blast 2004

  • In the end, in court, the side of their lives described as cloaked in secrecy and deception mostly won out over parenthood, with two defendants denied bail.

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  • Hawk -- who you might also know as the cloaked figure behind

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  • In the United States, for most people "Stem Cell" is a dirty word cloaked in moral and religious implications.

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  • But at the same time, His divinity was "cloaked" by his humanity.

    Testing the Freedom to Choose, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty 2009

  • Thatcher pushed them back temporarily and stood for a basically conservative English nation (as recent polling has shown) but Blair brought them back in a "cloaked" ship and facilitated more radical leftist entrenchment than there had ever been before.

    Tony Blair: The Next Labour Prime Minister? 2010

  • As thrilled parents looked on, 168 young men and women sat expectantly in the school's auditorium, their white coats folded over their arms, each waiting to be called to the front of the room and "cloaked" by a senior physician.

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