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  Words related to veil

Related / Similar Words: head covering, humeral veil, caul, embryonic membrane, obscure, blot out, obliterate, hide

 

Definition:
  • a garment that covers the head and face;
  • a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl;
  • the inner embryonic membrane of higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth);
  • make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing; "a hidden message"; "a veiled threat";
  • to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil; "women in Afghanistan veil their faces";

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    Hyponyms: chador, chadar, chaddar, chuddar, face veil, yashmak, yashmac

     

    Entailments: cover

     

    Part Meronyms: placenta

     

    Derivational Morphology: concealment, concealing, hiding, humeral veil, head covering

     

    Anagrams: evil, Levi, live, vile

     

     
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