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veil

veil - Dictionary definition and meaning for word veil

Definition
(noun) a garment that covers the head and face
Synonyms : head covering

Definition
(noun) a membranous covering attached to the immature fruiting body of certain mushrooms
Synonyms : velum

Definition
(noun) the inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
Synonyms : caul , embryonic membrane

Definition
(noun) a vestment worn by a priest at High Mass in the Roman Catholic Church; a silk shawl
Synonyms : humeral veil

Definition
(verb) to obscure, or conceal with or as if with a veil
Example Sentence
  • women in Afghanistan veil their faces

Definition
(verb) make undecipherable or imperceptible by obscuring or concealing
Synonyms : blot out , hide , obliterate , obscure
Example Sentence
  • a hidden message
  • a veiled threat

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for veil

veil(sunlight).inorder to protect us from from sunlight we hide ourself under umbrella:)
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by john smith

"Veil" resort is buried in the mountains
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by msemati

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