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veil

2 verb
     
veil2 [transitive]
1

be veiled in mystery/secrecy etc

formal if something is veiled in mystery etc, people do not know the truth about it so it seems strange or mysterious:
The details of the evacuation are veiled in secrecy.
2 to cover something with a veil:
A black kerchief modestly veiled her hair.
3 literary to partly hide something so that it cannot be seen clearly:
A fine rain was beginning to veil the hills.

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