ill-concealed

ill-concealed

adj
poorly disguised
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All the time he had been in a state of ill-concealed irritation at the noise of the vivisected puma.
Meaning to say," replied Dantes, with a smile which but ill-concealed his trouble, "that if I were not a captain" --
He spoke of the ill-concealed reluctance with which the Puritans in America had acknowledged the sway of Charles II.
The two savages, Kaviri and Mugambi, squatting before the entrance to Kaviri's hut, looked at one another--Kaviri with ill-concealed alarm.
Not much wind this morning, master," said Joe; "but it will come up, perhaps," he added, suddenly remarking the doctor's ill-concealed depression.
With ill-concealed avarice he looked upon the age-old, golden tablets set in the walls of nearly every room and down the sides of many of the corridors.
Slowly a chief arose and two others followed his example, though with ill-concealed reluctance.
A few seconds afterward D'Artagnan also went out enveloped in a large cloak, which ill-concealed the sheath of a long sword.
The remarkable and ill-concealed reluctance of the youth to accept of an offer, which most men in his situation would consider as an unhoped-for elevation, occasioned no little surprise in those to whom he was a stranger; and it left a slight impression to his disadvantage.
I am of your opinion on that last point," said Ivan Fedorovitch, with ill-concealed irritation.
I shock respectable sextons by the imperturbability I am able to assume before exciting inscriptions, and by my lack of enthusiasm for the local family history, while my ill-concealed anxiety to get outside wounds their feelings.
Nevertheless Lebrun went on copying the materials and ornaments with the closest fidelity - a process which Aramis watched with ill-concealed impatience.