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veiled

 (vāld)
adj.
1. Covered with a veil: the veiled head of a bride.
2. Concealed or disguised as if with a veil: "slur-footed ironies, veiled jokes, tiptoe malices" (Edith Wharton).

veiled

(veɪld)
adj
1. disguised: a veiled insult.
2. (of sound, tone, the voice, etc) not distinct; muffled
veiledly adv

veiled

(veɪld)

adj.
1. having or wearing a veil.
2. not openly or directly revealed or expressed: a veiled threat.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.veiled - having or as if having a veil or concealing cover; "a veiled dancer"; "a veiled hat"; "veiled threats"; "veiled insults"
unveiled - revealed; especially by having a veil removed; "a new generation of unveiled women in Iran"; "applauding the unveiled statue of Winston Churchill"
2.veiled - muted or unclear; "veiled sounds"; "the image is veiled or foggy"
indistinct - not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; "indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do"

veiled

adjective disguised, implied, hinted at, covert, masked, concealed, suppressed He made a veiled threat to withdraw his support if we continued.
Translations
مُحَجَّبمُقَنَّع
zahalenýzahalený závojem
elfátyolozottleplezett
dulinnsem er hulinn blæju
zahalenýzahalený závojom
açıkça ifade edilmeyenduvaklıpeçeli

veiled

[veɪld] ADJ [threat, hint, criticism, insult] → velado; [reference] → encubierto
thinly-veiled dislikeantipatía f apenas disimulada
with veiled ironycon velada ironía

veiled

[ˈveɪld] adj
[woman, girl] → voilé(e)
[reference, criticism, threat] → voilé(e)
thinly veiled → à peine voilé(e)
a thinly veiled criticism → une critique à peine voilée

veiled

adj
reference, attack, criticism, threat, warningversteckt
(= covered) woman, faceverschleiert; to be veiled in blackschwarz verschleiert sein
(liter, = obscured) → verborgen; mountainsumhüllt

veiled

[veɪld] adj (also) (fig) → velato/a

veil

(veil) noun
a piece of thin cloth worn over the face or head to hide, cover, or protect it. Some women wear veils for religious reasons, to prevent strangers from seeing their faces; a veil of mist over the mountains; a veil of secrecy.
verb
to cover with a veil.
veiled adjective
1. wearing, or covered by, a veil. a veiled lady; The bride was veiled.
2. (only slightly) disguised. a veiled threat.
References in classic literature ?
Turning his veiled face from one group to another, he paid due reverence to the hoary heads, saluted the middle aged with kind dignity as their friend and spiritual guide, greeted the young with mingled authority and love, and laid his hands on the little children's heads to bless them.
Hooper, and would not yield their breath till he appeared; though ever, as he stooped to whisper consolation, they shuddered at the veiled face so near their own.
cried he, turning his veiled face round the circle of pale spectators.
While his auditors shrank from one another, in mutual affright, Father Hooper fell back upon his pillow, a veiled corpse, with a faint smile lingering on the lips.
The contrast between what I saw and heard now, and what I had seen and heard only a few minutes since, was so extraordinary and so startling that I almost doubted whether the veiled figure with the harp, and the dance of cats, were not the fantastic creations of a dream.
Four men," said the landlord, "riding a la jineta, with lances and bucklers, and all with black veils, and with them there is a woman in white on a side-saddle, whose face is also veiled, and two attendants on foot.
That may well be," said the curate, and leaving them he returned to where Dorothea was, who, hearing the veiled lady sigh, moved by natural compassion drew near to her and said, "What are you suffering from, senora?
His eyes, looking serenely and steadily at Rostov, seemed to be veiled by something, as if screened by blue spectacles of conventionality.
Boris did not appear to notice the constraint the newcomer produced and, with the same pleasant composure and the same veiled look in his eyes with which he had met Rostov, tried to enliven the conversation.
Boris, with one leg crossed over the other and stroking his left hand with the slender fingers of his right, listened to Rostov as a general listens to the report of a subordinate, now looking aside and now gazing straight into Rostov's eyes with the same veiled look.
The woman with the veiled face moved away from her companion, and came towards me slowly.
But the veiled woman had possession of me, body and soul.