verb (used with object)
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Origin of cloak
OTHER WORDS FROM cloakcloakless, adjectiveun·der·cloak, nounwell-cloaked, adjective
Words nearby cloak
Example sentences from the Web for cloak
Unfortunately, Section 230 has been often misused by big tech to do the absolute bare minimum and then hide behind a cloak of liability protection.Cheat sheet: U.S. lawmakers propose Section 230 reforms to regulate online paid speech|Kate Kaye|February 10, 2021|Digiday
Regulators face questions about whether the apparently amateur trading crowd’s activities amounted to illegal market manipulation — and if sophisticated professionals used the cloak of online anonymity to stoke the frenzy.GameStop frenzy leaves behind a mess for Wall Street regulators|Tory Newmyer, David J. Lynch|February 3, 2021|Washington Post
Over time, this slow burial of organic matter accumulated into storage strata of ancient sunlight, well hidden in the dark cloak of carbon.
That engulfing mucus might also work as an invisibility cloak.Larvaceans’ underwater ‘snot palaces’ boast elaborate plumbing|Susan Milius|June 15, 2020|Science News
Some have innocuous-seeming URLs like cardpool.com or giftcardgranny.com, which cloak the sinister operations.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks|M.L. Nestel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This is the conspiratorial mind using skepticism as a cloak for intellectual laziness.
But there is something to be learned by the cloak-and-dagger world from Yousef and Ben Yitzhak.
Among the 50 new works included is a shawl made of used tea bags that resembles a ceremonial cloak.Shining a Spotlight on Mexico’s Iconic Textile—the Rebozo|Liza Foreman|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Arm people with a cloak of anonymity and a shield of non-accountability, and watch the cavalcade of crazy charge.Solange Is Blue Ivy’s Mom and Other Crazy Conspiracy Theories|Kevin Fallon|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On this errand he departed, wrapped tightly in his cloak, walking briskly through the now heavier rain.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
As she spoke, she moved very slightly, letting her cloak fall open so that her long throat was exposed.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
He dashed up to the drawing-room; his wife was coming forth then, her cloak and gloves on, her fan in her hand.
Rallying himself somewhat, he laid his hand upon the white cloak covering her shoulders.
On their entrance into the church, a brownish-red silk cloak, which concealed the whole of the uniform, was presented to each.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer