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Another word for veil

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Noun
  1. A deceptive outward appearance

      1. Pretended; feigned.
      2. A deceptive outward appearance.
      3. The act of teasing or misleading someone, especially for amusement.
      1. Decorative exhibition of retail merchandise in store windows.
      2. Goods and trimmings used in such displays.
      3. A means of improving appearances or creating a falsely favorable impression:
      1. A thin surface layer, as of finely grained wood, glued to a base of inferior material.
      2. Any of the thin layers glued together to make plywood.
      3. A decorative facing, as of brick.
      1. To cause or allow to be seen; display:
      2. To display for sale, in exhibition, or in competition:
      3. To permit access to (a house, for example) when offering for sale or rent.
      1. An outward or token appearance:
      2. A representation; a copy.
      3. The barest trace; a modicum:
      1. A reason or excuse given to hide the real reason for something.
      1. A false appearance or action intended to deceive:
      2. A professed but feigned reason or excuse; a pretext:
      3. Something imagined or pretended:
      1. A costume party at which masks are worn; a masked ball.
      2. A costume for such a party or ball.
      3. A disguise or false outward show; a pretense:
      1. A covering, as of cloth, that has openings for the eyes, entirely or partly conceals the face, and is worn especially at a masquerade ball.
      2. A grotesque or comical representation of a face, worn especially to frighten or amuse, as at Halloween.
      3. A facial covering worn for ritual.
      1. Outward appearance or aspect; semblance.
      2. False appearance; pretense:
      3. Mode of dress; garb:
      1. A surface shininess or luster.
      2. A kind of paint that dries to a shiny finish.
      3. A cosmetic that adds shine or luster, such as lip gloss.
      1. The forward part or surface, as of a building.
      2. The area, location, or position directly before or ahead.
      3. A position of leadership or superiority.
      1. The surface of the front of the head from the top of the forehead to the base of the chin and from ear to ear.
      2. A person:
      3. A person's countenance:
      1. To modify the manner or appearance of (a person, for example) in order to prevent recognition:
      2. To make indistinct or difficult to perceive:
      3. To conceal or obscure by dissemblance or false show; misrepresent:
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on:
      1. The art, manner, or process of applying color.
      2. A substance used to color something.
      3. Appearance with regard to color.
      1. The appearance of objects or light sources described in terms of the individual's perception of them, involving hue, lightness, and saturation for objects, and hue, brightness, and saturation for light sources.
      2. The characteristics of light by which the individual is made aware of objects or light sources through the receptors of the eye, described in terms of dominant wavelength, luminance, and purity.
      3. A gradation or variation of this aspect, especially when other than black, white, or gray; a hue:
      1. A loose outer garment, such as a cape.
      2. Something that covers or conceals:
      3. To cover or conceal with a cloak or something that acts like a cloak:
    See also:

    show

Verb
  1. To surround and cover completely so as to obscure

    See also:

    show

  2. To prevent (something) from being known

      1. A cloth used to wrap a body for burial; a winding sheet.
      2. Something that conceals, protects, or screens:
      3. One of a set of ropes or wire cables stretched from the masthead to the sides of a vessel to support the mast.
      1. A covering, as of cloth, that has openings for the eyes, entirely or partly conceals the face, and is worn especially at a masquerade ball.
      2. A grotesque or comical representation of a face, worn especially to frighten or amuse, as at Halloween.
      3. A facial covering worn for ritual.
      1. To make silent or quiet.
      2. To calm; soothe.
      3. To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
      1. To put or keep out of sight or away from notice:
      2. To prevent the disclosure or recognition of; conceal:
      3. To cut off from sight; cover up:
      1. To cover with or as if with a shroud:
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on:
      1. To keep from being observed or discovered; hide.
      1. A loose outer garment, such as a cape.
      2. Something that covers or conceals:
      3. To cover or conceal with a cloak or something that acts like a cloak:

Another word for veil

Noun
  1. A thin fabric

      1. A fine, very thin fabric, such as gauze.
      2. Tissue paper.
      3. A soft, absorbent piece of paper used as toilet paper, a handkerchief, or a towel.
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on:
      1. A thin skin or membrane.
      2. A thin, opaque, abnormal coating on the cornea of the eye.
      3. A thin covering or coating:
      1. A thin, transparent fabric with a loose open weave, used for curtains and clothing.
      2. A thin, loosely woven surgical dressing, usually made of cotton.
      3. A thin plastic or metal woven mesh.
      1. A covering, as of cloth, that has openings for the eyes, entirely or partly conceals the face, and is worn especially at a masquerade ball.
      2. A grotesque or comical representation of a face, worn especially to frighten or amuse, as at Halloween.
      3. A facial covering worn for ritual.
      1. A square scarf, often worn as a head covering.
      2. A handkerchief.
      1. A long piece of cloth worn about the head, neck, or shoulders.
      2. A decorative cloth for covering the top of a piece of furniture; a runner.
      3. A sash indicating military rank.
    See also:

    web

  2. A curtain

      1. Light diminished in intensity as a result of the interception of the rays; partial darkness.
      2. Cover or shelter provided by interception by an object of the sun or its rays:
      3. The part of a picture or photograph depicting darkness or shadow.
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on:
      1. A lightweight lace or silk scarf traditionally worn over the head and shoulders, often over a high comb, by women in Spain and Latin America.
      2. A short cloak or cape.
      1. A movable device, especially a framed construction such as a room divider or a decorative panel, designed to divide, conceal, or protect.
      2. One that serves to protect, conceal, or divide:
      3. A coarse sieve used for sifting out fine particles, as of sand, gravel, or coal.
      1. A veil.
      2. Sheer material, such as gauze or fine lace, used for veils.
    See also:

    curtain

  3. A light mist

      1. The soft, subdued light seen at dusk or dawn or in dimly lit interiors.
      1. Deficiency or absence of light; darkness.
      2. The quality or condition of being unknown:
      3. One that is unknown.
      1. To make indistinct and hazy in outline or appearance; obscure:
      2. To make dim, unclear, or cloudy:
      3. To cause to be intellectually indistinguishable:
      1. (uncountable) The state of being dark; lack of light.
      2. (uncountable) Gloom.
      3. (countable) The product of being dark.
      1. The diffused light from the sky during the early evening or early morning when the sun is below the horizon and its light is refracted by the earth's atmosphere.
      2. The time of the day when the sun is just below the horizon, especially the period between sunset and dark.
      3. Dim or diffused illumination.
      1. The state of being dim, poorly illuminated, almost dark.
      1. Atmospheric moisture, dust, smoke, and vapor that diminishes visibility.
      2. A partially opaque covering:
      3. A vague or confused state of mind.
      1. Water condensed from atmospheric vapor and falling in drops.
      2. A fall of such water; a rainstorm.
      3. The descent of such water.
      1. A visible body of very fine water droplets or ice particles suspended in the atmosphere at altitudes ranging up to several miles above sea level.
      2. A mass of particles or droplets, as of dust, smoke, or steam, suspended in the atmosphere or existing in outer space.
      3. A large moving body of things in the air or on the ground; a swarm:
      1. Condensed water vapor in cloudlike masses lying close to the ground and limiting visibility.
      2. An obscuring haze, as of atmospheric dust or smoke.
      3. A mist or film clouding a surface, as of a window, lens, or mirror.
      1. A mass of fine droplets of water in the atmosphere near or in contact with the earth.
      2. Water vapor condensed on and clouding the appearance of a surface.
      3. Fine drops of a liquid, such as water, perfume, or medication, sprayed into the air.