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  • For camouflage in enemy waters, the tarpaulin could be spread blue side up; for signaling, the yellow side could be waved.†   (source)
  • It's good camouflage though, she says, trying to fix it.†   (source)
  • Edgar had time to wonder if the new leaves were camouflage enough to hide him, though it didn't seem possible and he didn't care anyway.†   (source)
  • "X" marks the spot where they make the camouflage nets.†   (source)
  • Some were wearing khaki uniforms, some gray, and many wore camouflage, but they all had red lapel tags.†   (source)
  • This coloring provided the species with perfect camouflage whenever they landed on the light gray bark of the region's trees.†   (source)
  • I still see Cassie in my mind's eye, standing there in oversized jeans, a hemp-plant necklace, and a camouflage tank top.†   (source)
  • It's surrounded by open space, but the trees provide some camouflage.†   (source)
  • Wes saw another man, wearing a woodland camouflage shirt, crawling from beneath the bushes, reaching in his waist, and pulling out a weapon.†   (source)
  • She wore a size XXXL CAMP HALF-BLOOD T-shirt under a camouflage jacket.†   (source)
  • The dignified surroundings, however, did little to camouflage the less than dignified state of affairs in the rear of the plane where, in a separate seating area near the rest room, Teabing's manservant Rémy sat with the pistol in hand, begrudgingly carrying out Teabing's orders to stand guard over the bloody monk who lay trussed at his feet like a piece of luggage.†   (source)
  • And they could also be camouflage.†   (source)
  • Camouflage is a form of crypsis, which means hiding.†   (source)
  • They bolt the gun to a cruciform mount and cover it with camouflage tarps.†   (source)
  • The camouflage factor.†   (source)
  • Here was Ty, too, camouflaged with smiles and hope and patience, never losing sight of the goal, fading back only to go around, advancing slowly but steadily, stepping on no twigs, making no splash, casting no shadow, radiating no heat, oozing into cracks, taking advantage of opportunity, unfailingly innocent.†   (source)
  • There was some kind of truth hidden in there, Reynie thought, but it was camouflaged with nonsense.†   (source)
  • When the camera panned back, it revealed a crowd of ten or twelve people, most of them looking like locals, in baseball hats and at least one in camouflage gear.†   (source)
  • That was when I noticed that the hugely tall boy was not wearing a pair of workmen's overalls—he was wearing jungle fatigues—and what I had mistaken for splotches of grease or oil were in fact the camouflage markings.†   (source)
  • The plan was to introduce Harry as "Cousin Barny" and trust to the great number of Weasley relatives to camouflage him.†   (source)
  • But you could read the names stitched onto their green camouflage.†   (source)
  • No concessions to camouflage.†   (source)
  • Their natural camouflage is excellent, but with so many airships aloft now, surely someone else must have seen these creatures?†   (source)
  • In her art student camouflage she could walk the entire length of Manhattan and, if not blend in, be classified and therefore ignored.†   (source)
  • He was so well camouflaged in the ash-powdered wreckage that it was a moment before his form came clear: chalk on chalk, struggling to sit up like a statue knocked off his pedestal.†   (source)
  • The adequacy of his camouflage.†   (source)
  • By necessity, and because it was SOP, they all carried steel helmets that weighed 5 pounds including the liner and camouflage cover.†   (source)
  • She was inside a camouflaged mound of earth, commonly known as a fairy fort.†   (source)
  • It has the space I need, mountains where I could roost, and camouflaged prey that I could spend days hunting.†   (source)
  • The charred walls were hardly visible, camouflaged as they were by the spurge, brambles, and wild thyme that had taken root among the soot-blackened stones.†   (source)
  • A groundcar with its camouflage polymer inert and a military EMV modified with hoverfans for Hyperion's weak magnetic field were crossing the damp hardpan.†   (source)
  • For example, it can be a matter of survival to have a protective camouflage, the ability to run swiftly, to recognize hostile animals, or, if the worst comes to the worst, to have a repellent taste.†   (source)
  • I crawled over to this wall and hid in a niche in the corner, two metres from the burning building, camouflaging myself with the tendrils of the creeper and the leaves and stalks of some tomato plants growing between the wall and the building.†   (source)
  • It was camouflaged to look like a knot in the wood.†   (source)
  • We were all in camis-camouflage BDUs, or battle-dress uniforms—with freshly painted green helmets.†   (source)
  • The exit glass was well camouflaged by a tight-lipped shrub.†   (source)
  • Next, we covered the vehicle with desert camouflage netting.†   (source)
  • I remember thinking at the time what a good actress she must be to camouflage disappointment and hurt with a veneer of cheerfulness.†   (source)
  • There were shouts, and four, then five, men in camouflage were running across the grounds towards us.†   (source)
  • Green mamba, mistress of camouflage, agility, aggressiveness, and speed.†   (source)
  • We just somehow had to burrow into this loose, rocky shale, keep our heads down, stay camouflaged, and concentrate.†   (source)
  • It was as if we were black insects utterly camouflaged in the night, watching the slaves move, oblivious to us, discover the wounded man, drag him back, fan out in the foliage searching for the attacker.†   (source)
  • She looked like any other woman out for a weekend stroll, and she regarded her outfit as appropriate camouflage for an expedition behind enemy lines.†   (source)
  • Both were wearing what could only be described as hunting attire, head-to-toe camouflage.†   (source)
  • Because he was sort of camouflaged in the snow, I took him to be one of Fischers group, and I ignored him.†   (source)
  • A camouflage cover was rigged for the opening.†   (source)
  • The interior voice nagging me not to be a fool-to save my skin and take off my skis and walk down, camouflaged by the scrub pines bordering the slope-fled like a disconsolate mosquito.†   (source)
  • Dark brown plainclothes make good camouflage.†   (source)
  • Sherman showed them a picture of a little fish lying camouflaged at the bottom of the sea, eying a big fish.†   (source)
  • There were neighbors all around; the only thing that was camouflaged was the gate leading to the second backyard.†   (source)
  • He moved with deliberate slowness, taking off his camouflage cap ten yards from the doorway.†   (source)
  • These several histories were camouflaged in the jargon which, wave upon wave, rolled through the bar; were locked in a silence like the silence glaciers.†   (source)
  • Like animals hiding in camouflage, they curtail their breathing, lower their body temperature, maintain total silence, hold their muscles in check, and block out their portals of awareness.†   (source)
  • Soldiers in uniforms and camouflage, putting on space suits ...it could set off a panic.†   (source)
  • I couldn't keep my eyes on him, though-they kept returning to Jared's dark shape, trying to read his camouflaged face.†   (source)
  • We walk a few steps farther down the path, and there, almost hidden from sight off the path, is a small gray hut with a broken porch camouflaged by shrubbery and trees.†   (source)
  • She saw me and even Genet as having camouflaged his silence in a blanket of chatter.†   (source)
  • In each room, in addition to an electric fan, a metal table, and folding metal chairs, there are camouflaged microphones, concealed tape recorders, and, set into the door, a mirrored one-way observation window.†   (source)
  • Or maybe you wear some sort of camouflage, something that will help you disappear quickly in case they don't take it well.†   (source)
  • But even then, crudeness can be camouflaged.†   (source)
  • Twenty-five or thirty soldiers, sleek and quick, garbed with camouflage uniforms so that they could blend with the woods and become part of the bushes and trees and scrub brush.†   (source)
  • To do that he needed to master stealth, patience, and camouflage.†   (source)
  • Vietnamese forces lay in wait on the other side, but they, too, were invisible, their positions perfectly camouflaged.†   (source)
  • We couldn't understand why, until I looked up and noticed a partially camouflaged door where the wall met the ceiling, twenty feet overhead.†   (source)
  • Revolutionary soldiers dressed in camouflage fatigues were ever-present.†   (source)
  • Unsheathing his gladius, Max spoke a Word of Command and retreated a step as his illusion camouflaged him perfectly with his surroundings.†   (source)
  • But as change came in good ways, I saw Southernness become a fashion, watched men wear their camouflage deer-hunting clothes to the mall because they thought it looked cool, watched Hank Williams and his elegant western suits give way to pretty boys in ridiculous Rodeo Drive leather chaps.†   (source)
  • There was nothing he could do until his bombs dropped but look back into the bombsight, where the fine cross-hairs in the lens were glued magnetically over the target exactly where he had placed them, intersecting perfectly deep inside the yard of his block of camouflaged warehouses before the base of the first building.†   (source)
  • Pointing to a picture of a woman in camouflage operating a field radio, Khan asked, "Your American military sends women into battle nowadays, does it?"†   (source)
  • And they always took their wounded and dead with them...they were masters at camouflage.†   (source)
  • They were waiting for a smuggler to guide them farther into the United States when two men dressed in camouflage appeared.†   (source)
  • Lindsey was seated in a plush armchair beneath a giant wall-length bulletin board, on which she'd thumbtacked pictures of herself and Katrina, herself and TOC, herself in camouflage.†   (source)
  • Here was my butt, large enough to colonize, which could so craftily be camouflaged by black trousers.†   (source)
  • Ben stepped outside, dressed in a black T-shirt and camouflage pants.†   (source)
  • With my camouflage uniform on and my gear ready to go, I grabbed my Salomon Quest boots and pulled them on.†   (source)
  • That the large amber tree behind which he'd hidden camouflaged him too well.†   (source)
  • She had powdered it heavily, but it called attention rather than camouflaging.†   (source)
  • Camouflage paintwork, big black-and-white crosses on the front doors, swastika pennant flying from the wing.†   (source)
  • Two people were not one, but for one alone an extra person was camouflage-especially in crowds, especially at night, and it was night.†   (source)
  • I said, and then my stomach twisted as the people onstage literally turned camouflage right in front of us.†   (source)
  • They are in camouflage and carry rifles like they know how to use them.†   (source)
  • When Deo wasn't carrying food, he was herding cows with his grandfather, sleeping on beds of banana leaves under the stars, wary of the dangerous snakes — cobras and mambas, adders, vipers, and asps — and frightened routinely by the harmless chameleons camouflaged in the leaves, which at first touch felt like snakes.†   (source)
  • The bird, now gold so close to the sun, would come to rest on the thatch of a hut, which, until the bird's two feet touched it, was camouflaged as part of the mountainside.†   (source)
  • If it hadn't been, your camouflage would have worked very well.†   (source)
  • She wore a tight, shabby little black dress, which she had tried to camouflage by the gaudy plastic bracelets tinkling on her wrist.†   (source)
  • Yet even considering his disadvantage under daytime conditions, Drizzt was outraged by his own carelessness when the two bearlike tundra yetis, their camouflaging coats of shaggy fur still colored in summer brown, suddenly rose up before him.†   (source)
  • If there are any warriors among them, they must be holding their fire and using workers as camouflage.†   (source)
  • The recruits were dressed in camies, camouflage fatigues, whose patterns are now designed by computer, one style for woodland, another for desert.†   (source)
  • He liked the camouflaging pattern of the thick fabric and sometimes tipped the thing on its side and shot rubber-tipped arrows at me and Lelia from behind its cover.†   (source)
  • Then, as his customer was eating, the proprietor edged closer and spoke in a camouflaged voice.†   (source)
  • Dark splotches of blue and purple camouflage Uhmma's bare back and shoulders.†   (source)
  • The camouflage helmet feels like a metal ring around her head, and the rifle, slung over her left shoulder, keeps bumping up against it, making the space behind her eyes reverberate with pain.†   (source)
  • After a while, I figured out paint was the best way to camouflage our white faces from the ducks.†   (source)
  • Freakish visions crowded in—Dad smearing gunpowder on his face for camouflage, Dad pouring a thick circle of gunpowder on the floor, sitting in the middle of it and lighting a match, Dad ...The only way to get rid of them was to open all the windows and clean the table.†   (source)
  • Slowly the leaves returned, green buds that soon opened like fans to camouflage the stone man so well that only those familiar with him would be able to trace his figure there against the sky.†   (source)
  • Only to particulars like why it's harder to hit someone who is bellied down in snow, using camouflage and cover and an expert sniper versus tribesmen who run screaming at you firing from the hip in the open, ma'am.†   (source)
  • Dunwoody suspected Barlowe was most likely selling narcotics, but so long as he paid Dunwoody's hefty fees and maintained a certain amount of decorum in Dunwoody's presence, the lawyer had no qualms about camouflaging the cash.†   (source)
  • It sets you up with the banality of common events, camouflages the danger signals, positions you with kind and mothering hands, whispers graceful cadences and cunning lullabies, and leads you blithely to terrifying reckoning, perhaps to extinction, but always to banality again.†   (source)
  • Once or twice Cooper sensed or smelled we were near a camouflaged farmhouse and he ran and pushed open the front gate to lie down on the snow-mounded porch that broke the biting wind.†   (source)
  • I had camouflaged myself in an old blue jacket and my British navy cap on the supposition that in a seaport no one ever looks at a sailor any more than a waiter is inspected in a restaurant.†   (source)
  • I wanted to burst out laughing at the way she had imbued that dumb Navy camouflage paint with such joy and warmth.†   (source)
  • The Dean wondered if they were physiologically necessary, or whether they were merely camouflage.†   (source)
  • On each side, one port in the "J" and one in the "M." Camouflage.†   (source)
  • And then suddenly, completely by chance, I realized that this inveterate hostility was a camouflage of her love for me-a strong, enduring love she had felt for a long time, and which I had always returned.†   (source)
  • As people hurried around her carrying their bundles and bags in the windy bright of the Cork dock, she stood camouflaged like a sportsman in his own polychrome fields, a hand on her striped hip.†   (source)
  • The Noyes girl was busy building a camouflaged image with an old poem: The vast, sea and is out Glimmering calm in the stand, tonight, tranquil bay England The Come to the window of tide sweet is the night cliffs is air.†   (source)
  • After a while, Phil figured out paint was the best way to camouflage our white faces from the ducks.†   (source)
  • She was new, maybe two, three weeks old, still red with the camouflage spots.†   (source)
  • Clarisse's stringy brown hair was tied back with a camouflage bandanna.†   (source)
  • They wore white shirts, silvery camouflage pants, and combat boots.†   (source)
  • It wasn't big enough to hide him, and certainly didn't camouflage his Hawaiian shirt.†   (source)
  • It was camouflage, I realized—the perfect way to blend into a rainbow.†   (source)
  • The woman, very tall, wore camouflage fatigues.†   (source)
  • The other newcomer was a younger girl in olive camouflage.†   (source)
  • It's camouflaged: you could be forgiven for confusing it with a house.†   (source)
  • The other was a teenage Hispanic guy in tattered camouflage pants and a dirty black T-shirt.†   (source)
  • I remembered the camouflage fatigues I'd sewn for myself last November.†   (source)
  • It is a pattern of swirls and dots, no doubt installed to camouflage any dirt.†   (source)
  • But this crevasse provided sensational cover and camouflage.†   (source)
  • Her camouflage jacket was sopping and she smelled like sewage.†   (source)
  • He closed his eyes, and the camouflage curtain drew itself across the bed.†   (source)
  • After removing the camouflage netting, we hopped in and drove away.†   (source)
  • No amount of camouflage could hide the fact that they were not average Wonderlanders.†   (source)
  • He must have done some form of camouflage after all.†   (source)
  • The camouflaged girl was racing ahead of the mob now.†   (source)
  • They wore gray camouflage outfits that flickered over skeletal bodies.†   (source)
  • When you come to another piece of terrain, you have to stop and rearrange your camouflage.†   (source)
  • Maybe it was elf camouflage—a remnant of the time when they were one with nature.†   (source)
  • She camouflaged the cameras with dark cloth.†   (source)
  • An image appeared in the air—a dark-haired girl in silver winter camouflage, holding a bow.†   (source)
  • I would take tape and put it over my barrel, then spray-paint the tape up to camouflage it further.†   (source)
  • The rook camouflaged himself in a hooded coat, but Dodge refused to do likewise.†   (source)
  • Well, I—I did the camouflage thing, like you suggested, Katniss.†   (source)
  • They also camouflaged themselves, so the helos couldn't spot them.†   (source)
  • You see, Meg, magical borders camouflage the valley.†   (source)
  • Similarly, we camouflaged the M-49 scope, binoculars, and other gear.†   (source)
  • Nearby, camouflaged among the tree roots, lay one of the beast's dismembered legs.†   (source)
  • Finally, we created a rear exit hole, camouflaging it with fallen tree branches.†   (source)
  • Someone wondered aloud if Seabiscuit was working "camouflaged as a diesel tractor."†   (source)
  • The soldier was ten feet tall, dressed in Canadian Forces desert camouflage.†   (source)
  • The Gasman had outfitted himself in camouflage, down to his sneakers.†   (source)
  • Her mother held her while a nurse camouflaged in street clothes filled a syringe.†   (source)
  • Aside from generators and camouflaged communications disks, no other structures were in sight.†   (source)
  • He simply emerged from the darkness as if he'd been camouflaged against the wall.†   (source)
  • I'd never seen camouflage that color before.†   (source)
  • His hide glistened in a camouflage patchwork of green, brown, and yellow.†   (source)
  • My face was covered in camouflage paint, and I was aiming a machine gun at the path.†   (source)
  • Heinrich was sitting on the front steps, wearing a reflector vest and his camouflage cap.†   (source)
  • The Japanese camouflaged the blockhouses with sand.†   (source)
  • They saw four SS troopers in camouflage smocks run, stooped, through the pines and bracken.†   (source)
  • Rapidly he broke numerous branches to camouflage the car in the darkness.†   (source)
  • On their necks, small, faint pink lines provided camouflage.†   (source)
  • You wish to protect us with lies, but the camouflage does not hide your cries.†   (source)
  • He beckoned at something large that had been camouflaged among a thicket of trees.†   (source)
  • They all wore camouflage pants, long-sleeved camouflage shirts, and bright orange vests.†   (source)
  • The ballista crews inspected the camouflage on the great bows and added perfecting touches.†   (source)
  • Camouflaged jumper and muddy black boots.†   (source)
  • Camouflage fatigues and ammo belts had replaced the regular olive-green drill.†   (source)
  • I did my best to camouflage your statue.†   (source)
  • I wish I had one of their camouflage outfits.†   (source)
  • They don't need camouflage, so they can take advantage of the way their color soaks up the sunlight.†   (source)
  • The "barrel" was a one-gallon paint can painted with red and green camouflage.†   (source)
  • Its skin glistened like wet army camouflage—brown flecked with green and yellow.†   (source)
  • Rotting camouflage nets were draped along the earthen walls.†   (source)
  • He sat slouched in the camouflage jacket with Velcro closures, steeped happily in disaster.†   (source)
  • Nobody runs an operation like that without a camouflaged base.†   (source)
  • His huge trollish shape dropped away like camouflage fabric.†   (source)
  • I'm bug-bit, hornet-stung, bramble-cut, covered in chaw, and wearing camouflage.†   (source)
  • It also must not have been very good camouflage, since Nyx could obviously see them.†   (source)
  • Resistance soldiers in camouflage uniforms kneel in the truck beds with their guns pointed up.†   (source)
  • Reyna peered up at the ivory face of Athena, veiled beneath camouflage netting.†   (source)
  • Raffe and the five hunters are met by more men in camouflage.†   (source)
  • SO FAR, THEIR DEATH MIST camouflage plan seemed to be working.†   (source)
  • Magnus, true shape-shifting isn't like my hijab's camouflage.†   (source)
  • In its new camouflage netting, it glittered silver like an extremely flashy forty-foot-tall ghost.†   (source)
  • I covered your Athena Parthenos with this new camouflage netting I designed.†   (source)
  • Obi's men know their camouflage all right.†   (source)
  • He never would've known about the quiver's camouflage power if Leo hadn't figured it out for him.†   (source)
  • Beyond this camouflage is the Acropolis.†   (source)
  • I try to go talk to Obi, but a camouflaged chest blocks my way.†   (source)
  • The breeze ruffled the camouflage netting over the Athena Parthenos.†   (source)
  • These guys are camouflaging themselves against the angels.†   (source)
  • Her captor—a teen girl in gray camouflage—lay dazed on the floor, a knife at her belt.†   (source)
  • I assume angels have been spotted above and we are camouflaging ourselves.†   (source)
  • The camouflage membrane had closed behind them and blended into the ground.†   (source)
  • That was his psychological camouflage for the real passion motive.†   (source)
  • In the end he doubtless took it in his stride, for I had worked out a camouflage.†   (source)
  • In the Ares chariot, Clarisse barked an order to her fighter, who quickly threw a screen of camouflage netting over their basket.†   (source)
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