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camouflage

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Definition the act of hiding something by making it blend in with its surroundings

or:

hiding the truth

or:

something that hides or deceives
  • The troops camouflaged themselves before they went into enemy territory.
camouflaged = made hard to see (in this case, probably by wearing colors or perhaps foliage to blend in)
  • She was dressed in a camouflage-patterned uniform.
  • camouflage = made to be hard to see by blending in with the background
  • He's wearing this army camouflage shirt, a brown cap, and the weirdest grin that could fit on a human face.
    Phyllis Reynolds Naylor  --  Shiloh
  • camouflage = the act of hiding something by making it blend in with its surroundings; or hiding the truth; or something that hides or deceives
  • She wasn't invisible, exactly, but she was almost perfectly camouflaged until she moved.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Mark of Athena
  • camouflaged = hid something by making it blend in with its surroundings; or hid the truth
  • In the remaining hours before nightfall, I gather rocks and do my best to camouflage the opening of the cave.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • camouflage = conceal (hide)
  • I grind up part of a charred branch and set about camouflaging my orange pack.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • camouflaging = hiding (by making it blend in with its surroundings)
  • They can't see me, sitting above them on the slope, my skin camouflaged in ointment.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Catching Fire
  • camouflaged = concealed (hidden)
  • As we head up alongside the stream, we pass the place where I found Peeta camouflaged in the weeds and mud.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • camouflaged = hidden (by blending in with surroundings)
  • The birds were everywhere ... and their camouflage was so perfect that it was possible for Brian to sit and rest, leaning against a tree, with one of them standing right in front of him in a willow clump, two feet away, hidden, only to explode into deafening flight just when Brian least expected it.
    Gary Paulsen  --  Hatchet
  • camouflage = the act of hiding something by making it blend in with its surroundings; or hiding the truth; or something that hides or deceives
  • He was right about camouflage being his final defense.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • camouflage = hiding by blending in with surroundings
  • It's the final word in camouflage.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • camouflage = related to hiding by using colors or materials to blend in with surroundings
  • Then my black sleeping bag will turn from camouflage to trouble.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • camouflage = something that helps to hide
  • I make a mental note to camouflage it first thing tomorrow.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • camouflage = hide (by making it blend in with surroundings)
  • Then we move on to camouflage.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • camouflage = studying how to hide by using colors or materials to blend in with surroundings
  • Somehow the whole thing — his skill, those inaccessible cakes, the praise of the camouflage expert — annoys me.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • camouflage = related to hiding by using colors or materials to blend in with surroundings
  • The trainer who runs the camouflage station is full of enthusiasm at his work.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • camouflage = related to hiding by using colors or materials to blend in with surroundings
  • Tomorrow I'll stay here, resting, camouflaging my backpack with mud, catching some of those little fish I saw as I sipped, digging up the roots of the pond lilies to make a nice meal.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • camouflaging = hiding (by making it blend in with its surroundings)
  • The adequacy of his camouflage.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • If there are any warriors among them, they must be holding their fire and using workers as camouflage.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • Here was my butt, large enough to colonize, which could so craftily be camouflaged by black trousers.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart

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