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veil of secrecy/deceit/silence etc

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishveil of secrecy/deceit/silence etcveil of secrecy/deceit/silence etcformalMYSTERIOUS something that hides the truth about a situation Watson deserves credit for lifting the veil of secrecy surrounding Brenda’s death. His pornography was covered by a veil of respectability. veil
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veil of secrecy/deceit/silence etcThe client has thrown a veil of secrecy over the development, with contractors reluctant to discuss the project.Justice can not prevail under a veil of secrecy or behind doors that do not open.He had apparently recovered from his visit to Johanna, hiding his feelings behind the usual veil of secrecy.
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