cloak

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkləʊk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kloʊk/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(klōk)

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cloak

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. cloaked himself (all) in [black, velvet]
  2. cloaked (it) in [mystery, uncertainty, secrecy]
  3. cloaked [it, himself] in (an air of) [mystery]
  4. the [government, plot, novel, explanation] was cloaked in [mystery]
  5. cloaked her [fear, embarrassment, feelings]
  6. cloaked her [fear] with [jokes, a smile]
  7. the [jokes] cloaked her [fear]
  8. tried to cloak her [fear]
  9. cloaked herself against the [wind, cold, night]
n
  1. the [magician's, sorcerer's, performer's, master's, soldier's] cloak
  2. [dressed, clad] in a [black, long, flowing, velvet, silk, mourning] cloak
  3. removed the cloak to [reveal, display]
  4. [covered, concealed, hidden, protected] under a cloak
  5. concealed [by, under] the cloak
  6. under the cloak of [night, darkness]
  7. under a cloak of [secrecy, anonymity, invisibility]
  8. [took place, negotiated, operated] under a cloak of secrecy
n as adj
  1. cloak-and-dagger [espionage, operations, missions]
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