What is the opposite of show?

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Noun
Opposite of an exhibition of items
“The ancient artifacts were hidden from the public in an act of secrecy.”
Noun
Opposite of a demonstration
“The suppression of force by the guards was at the behest of their benevolent ruler.”
Noun
Opposite of a false front or appearance
“Johnny made his promise to do his homework a reality by completing it.”
Noun
Opposite of a mere display or pomp with no substance
“My muscles are the real deal and not just for show.”
Noun
Opposite of the conspicuous exhibition of one's wealth, status or possessions
“His modesty would belie his great wealth.”
Noun
Opposite of a false display of feelings, attitudes, or intentions
Noun
Opposite of a display of behavior, usually meant to deceive
Noun
Opposite of ceremony and splendid display
Noun
Opposite of a staged form of entertainment
Noun
Opposite of the outward appearance or apparent form of something
Noun
Opposite of a visually striking performance or display
Noun
Opposite of a musical performance given in public, typically by several performers or of several compositions
Noun
Opposite of an impressively large or varied display of something
Noun
A play, broadcast or presentation for theatre, radio, or television
“I love watching a drama that's based on real-life events.”
Noun
Opposite of a display of emotion without words
“Rather than accept their war-weary charges deserved a well-earned rest, the generals instead displayed indifference to their plight.”
Verb
Opposite of to display or exhibit something
“The robbers tried to conceal the stolen goods before the police arrived.”
Verb
Opposite of to be visible, to be seen
“Your bald spot will disappear when you wear this wig.”
Verb
Opposite of to establish a fact to be true
“Recent statistics disprove that unemployment has fallen to record lows.”
Verb
Opposite of to depict pictorially or artistically
“His abstract painting would distort life in the country during the 18th century.”
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Opposite of to express or convey one's thoughts or feelings
“Charlie did his best to repress his frustration with the problems he faced.”
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Opposite of to explain or demonstrate something
“He was a bad teacher who would often misguide his students on how to operate the machine.”
Verb
Opposite of to accord someone with a unique gesture
“The gladiator would deny his opponent mercy by taking his life.”
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Opposite of to guide or escort
“The ushers would ignore me as I waited patiently to be shown to my seat.”
Verb
Opposite of to put in an appearance
“She is going to leave work early because she is feeling sick.”
Verb
(with object) Opposite of to convey information
“The blurry sign ahead will obfuscate how much further we have to travel.”
Verb
Opposite of to broadcast via media
“The network will ban the controversial program.”
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Opposite of to display or show (something) for others to see
Verb
Opposite of to physically guide a person or animal
“The horse would follow John to water, but would not drink.”
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Opposite of to conduct or escort to a given place or location
Verb
(appear at or on) Opposite of to arrive or get to a destination
“Jack Walsh would have to depart New York by train after Jonathan Mardukas feigned aviophobia.”
Verb
Opposite of to put on a public performance
“The artist would cancel his scheduled performance after coming down with an illness.”
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Opposite of to make an appearance
“Your decision to ignore your initial court hearing will not be looked upon favorably when the jury decides your fate.”
Verb
Opposite of to precisely state or describe the nature, scope, or meaning of
“Nuno is critical of guitarists who copy the works of others, encouraging reinterpretation instead.”
Verb
Opposite of to direct or escort someone to a given place
“Resist the temptation to listen to these concerns, because they are akin to the Odyssey's sirens in their attempt to entice and misdirect us from our ultimate destination.”
Verb
Opposite of to go somewhere, typically with some degree of difficulty
“I don't feel like going anywhere. Let's just stay here.”
Verb
Opposite of to show the way
“The little girl with curly hair would follow her mother all the way back to their house.”
Verb
Opposite of to show (someone) the way
“He chose to deliberately deceive me to get the upper hand.”
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