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What is another word for cover-up?

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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
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“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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The use of expressions susceptible of a double signification
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A cunning trick or dishonest act with the intent to deceive
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A lie, or an instance of telling a lie
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To hide or conceal, typically something incriminating
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To suppress or hide a secret or piece of information
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To wrap up, cover, or surround completely
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To blend, color, or conceal by applying pigments using a fine spray mist
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To fasten or close (something), especially so that it cannot be opened without visible damage
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To wrap or cover something
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To give or deliver false, fake, or misleading information
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To downplay or minimize the severity of something
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To bury in a grave
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To protect from attack, harm or danger
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To put on one's clothes (from a state of undress)
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To give a false or misleading account of the nature of
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To speak ambiguously, unclearly or doubtfully, especially with intent to deceive
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