from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Wearing, or provided with a shroud.
  • adj. Concealed or hidden from sight, as if by a shroud.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of shroud.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Provided with a shroud or shrouds.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Whether due to Gill’s link to the Vanguard or his reticence, elements of his background remain shrouded in secrecy even now, years after his death.

    The Codex Continual. Official Website of Steven E. Schend

  • Ibsen), namely, that of having his name shrouded in silence.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 5

  • Gold-winged arrows, whetted on stone and engraved with Bhima's name shrouded Drona's son, like gathering masses of clouds shrouding the sun.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • The company decided on this structure (referred to as "shrouded" because the blades are encased), not only because the bulk of its expertise lies in aerospace production, but because it has proved to be three to four times more efficient than traditional open-fan turbines.


  • Employing the Socratic method of teaching, he is always eager to put his students on the spot and it is in Hart's first encounter with Kingsfield - he is unprepared, embarrassed and then "shrouded" in class (meaning he is now invisible to Kingsfield) - that establishes their complex relationship right from the beginning.


  • It is a brief, foreboding, and moody little tease, selling the idea of an epic and tragic conclusion while establishing a token amount of story and keeping the plot shrouded in mystery.

    Scott Mendelson: Modern Movie Marketing Campaigns That Didn't Know When to Stop

  • Rand Paul has indicated, in interviews on his policies — these so shrouded in ambiguity as to require expertise of the sort that cracked the Enigma code — that some of his views differ from that of his father.

    What Sarah Palin Doesn't Know

  • A small plane crashed Wednesday in a residential neighborhood shrouded in heavy fog, killing three employees of Tesla Motors Inc., igniting fires and scattering debris onto a house where a children's day-care center operated, authorities said.

    Three Tesla Employees Killed in Plane Crash

  • It's something that's generally been shrouded in mystery for most people (and don't think Members of Congress don't sometimes like it that way), yet its critical not only to understanding why things on the Hill happen the way they do, but also to explaining why high-priced professional lobbyists tend to get their way so much more often than the millions of ordinary citizens who tend to want ... something different.

    Howie Klein: Blue America Welcomes... Kagro X

  • While on the one hand, open conversation about a body part that's always been shrouded in secrecy is a good thing.

    To Vajayjay or Not to Vajayjay


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