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
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.
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
Defending diversity, not a tool of oppression hidden beneath a cloak called “justice” or “equality.”Female Journalist Gets Rape Threats Over Comic Book Criticism|Tauriq Moosa|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, on the stand, Morris presents his version of the facts under the cloak of immunity.‘You’re a F—cking Liar’: Whitey Bulger and the FBI’s Sordid History|T.J. English|July 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Gretel, as soon as she saw what was up, begged to be taken along, and found a cloak for herself in the room.The Road to Paris|Robert Neilson Stephens
Mr. Woodcourt, disregarding my remonstrances, had hurriedly taken off his cloak and was putting it about me.Bleak House|Charles Dickens
He flung from him the bit of the girl's cloak which, ripped and shredded as though by a powerful hand, cried disaster.Darkness and Dawn|George Allan England
She threw back the wimple from her head, and pulling away her cloak, tossed it on to the bed.Mistress Wilding|Rafael Sabatini
With these words she put aside the veil and dropped the cloak from her shoulders.Wonder Tales from Many Lands|Katharine Pyle