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shroud

2 verb
     
shroud2 [transitive usually in passive] literary
1 to cover or hide something:
Joseph was shrouded under a dark blanket.
be shrouded in something
The cliff was shrouded in mist.
2 to keep information secret so that people do not know what really happened
be shrouded in something
The incident has always been shrouded in mystery.

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