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Noun
An attempt to conceal or disguise a wrongdoing or a mistake
“She refused to apologize and denied any attempt at a cover-up or bid to suppress the news.”
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Something used as a means of concealing a secret
“Heisenberg ran a car wash as a cover-up for his money-laundering operation.”
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A reason or explanation given to justify a fault or offense
“Cynics advanced the view that self-defense was merely a cover-up for the overreaction.”
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Something that covers or conceals
“The evidence is overwhelming once you look beneath the cover-up.”
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An attempt to fudge an issue
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A lie
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Something that deceives
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To give or add color to
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Cover up the truth
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Conceal or disguise one's true feelings or beliefs
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To protect or shield from harm or danger
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Hold in check
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Wrap up, cover, or surround completely
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To express one's opinions in terms which admit of different senses, with intent to deceive
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To conceal or hide from view
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To give or deliver false, fake, or misleading information
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Give a false or misleading account of the nature of
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To turn or cause to turn aside from a course
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To strengthen or fasten (something) with battens
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Lay to rest after death
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To put on one's clothes (from a state of undress)
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To remove completely, leaving no trace
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