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cloak

 (klōk)
n.
1. A long, loose outer garment, usually having a hood and no sleeves.
2. Something that covers or conceals: a cloak of secrecy.
tr.v. cloaked, cloak·ing, cloaks
To cover or conceal with a cloak or something that acts like a cloak: mist that cloaks the mountains. See Synonyms at disguise, hide1.

[Middle English cloke, from Old North French cloque, cloak, bell (from its shape), from Medieval Latin clocca; see clock1.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cloaked - having its true character concealed with the intent of misleadingcloaked - having its true character concealed with the intent of misleading; "hidden agenda"; "masked threat"
covert - secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
2.cloaked - covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloakcloaked - covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak; "leaf-clothed trees"; "fog-cloaked meadows"; "a beam draped with cobwebs"; "cloud-wrapped peaks"
covered - overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form; "women with covered faces"; "covered wagons"; "a covered balcony"
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