Synonym of concealment

Alternative for concealment

Noun

The act of concealing or hiding something
hiding disguise camouflage suppression caching secretion stashing cover misprision whitewash beard blind covering covering up curtain dissimulation front hide-out hushing up keeping hidden mask obliteration obscuration occultation veil wraps cover-up hiding place keeping secret fig leaf red herring smoke screen cloak guise shroud screen censorship veil of secrecy withholding silencing masquerade costume veneer mantle smokescreen façade facade hood pretense pretence conspiracy of silence layer false front squashing disguisement burial pretext hush-up envelope placing under wraps -gate seal of secrecy outfit pall cloud ambush lurking false appearance get-up blanket banning stifling non-disclosure gagging muzzling smothering shadow canopy coverture gloom sheet lying in wait outlawing proscription restriction disguising stonewalling darkness penumbra cope cloth column robe wall subterfuge coverup shade faking masking deceit semblance show appearance pose charade affectation face smoke and mirrors image gloss outward appearance cloud of smoke put-on wall of smoke shield display exterior posture impression illusion window dressing deception snivel simulation air colour act color feint window-dressing surface diversion decoy shawl wrap false colors expression look attractive appearance scheme presentation shell outside showing closeting character smoke-screen simulacrum role excuse claim identity part personality figure artifice posturing false show posing hokum travesty parody pretentiousness garb ruse wile portrayal impersonation self personage person performance playacting persona airs public face assumed role outward display false colours

Noun

Something that acts as a hiding place

Noun

Life as a recluse
reclusion solitude privacy retirement privateness separateness sequestration aloneness retreat withdrawal separation quarantine remoteness reclusiveness detachment hiding aloofness desolation shelter beleaguerment blockade seclusiveness seclusion isolation solitariness segregation insulation secludedness loneliness secrecy peace peacefulness quietness quiet peace and quiet lack of disturbance freedom from interference lack of interruption obscurity silence purdah confidentiality clandestineness space discretion penetralia one's space time alone self-sufficiency exile ivory tower an ivory tower closeting insularity protection disconnection partitioning shielding monkhood confinement keeping apart setting apart lonesomeness loneness exclusion singleness sanctuary friendlessness waste wilderness wasteland desert emptiness cordon sanitaire detention solitary confinement Quran retreat prayer retreat meditation retreat bible retreat defence defense screen lazaretto safeguarding shield cushion apartheid safe keeping division partition discrimination dissociation ghettoization disunion sorting out exlusion spiritual retreat splitting up distinctiveness individuality uniqueness character distinction originality particularity peculiarity singularity selfhood individualism difference identity oneness discreteness oddity dissimilarity humor idiosyncrasy temper ipseity air singularness humour eccentricity disposition temperament makeup disconnectedness manner independence selfdom habit seity unlikeness selfness rarity unity nature complexion way

Noun

The restraint or repression of an idea, activity, or reaction by something more powerful
suppression inhibition restraint checking control smothering blocking constraint continence curbing discipline discretion refrainment repression reserve self-command self-control self-restraint stifling bridling containing deadening muffling restriction choking back containment holding back keeping back keeping under control check self-discipline willpower moderation prevention will self-possession self-mastery self-containment self-government hindrance frustration impediment obstruction obstacle stopping bar deterrent curb barrier fetter abstemiousness temperateness stop cramp interdict embargo straitjacket non-indulgence prohibition hold forbearance command restraining biting back temperance patience cool countenance abstention holding in keeping in check will power bottling up strength of will limitation self-constraint balance poise stoicism stability reticence self-will sobriety aplomb dignity prudence judiciousness rein silence economy coolness caution grip unnaturalness withholding secretiveness abstinence confines compulsion self-denial coercion bridle strength of character strength of mind limit curtailment pulling your punches ban damper taboo brake condition circumscription boycott stricture retardant clampdown disqualification chains order fetters abridgment instruction abridgement bondage deprivation pinions weight decrease deterrence string rope manacles stoppage ceiling determent reduction wet blanket restraining order block hampering discouragement retardation hazard shackling arrest baulking cramping encumbrance fettering trammel let drag clog halting crimp shackles chain thwarting embarrassment holdback quashing drawback handicap hurdle foiling interference manacle balk hitch snag blockage baulk hangup stumbling block sublimation balking putting an end to nipping in the bud putting an stop to

Noun

A state of concealment
hiding beating battering smacking spanking thumping cuffing drubbing hammering pounding pummeled pummelling slapping thrashing caning clubbing cudgeling cudgelling flaying flogging lashing mauling pelting thwacking walloping whacking whipping bashing belting birching caching clobbering larruping lathering licking pasting secretion stashing biffing bopping horsewhipping tanning whaling smack spank thump wallop whack defeat trouncing buffeting punching knocking lambasting slugging doing-over beating-up flagellation duffing-up scourging assault rout boxing plastering shellacking striking chastisement attack working-over leathering overthrow hitting birch cane loss trimming lump bludgeoning bullwhipping slaughter kicking punishment going-over slap pummeling corporal punishment doing over beating up rough handling roughing up flailing belt strap impact force switching strapping rough treatment scourge castigation lash switch violence aggression harm offense offence abuse impugnment vilification assaulting jumping violation ruin totaling battery oppression the strap mugging denigration downfall conquest rape hurt annihilation setback strike harassment molesting dirty deed physical attack physical violence physical assault sexual interference sexual assault violent act totalling sexual misconduct act of violence grievous bodily harm act of aggression actual bodily harm threshing welting paddling maltreatment mistreatment misapplication misuse mishandling manhandling injury damage misusage misemployment ill use ill treatment ill-treatment bad treatment ill-use ill usage rod the lash the cane the belt the birch

Noun

Dissemblance or indirectness

Noun

The act of concealing the truth or one's true nature
dissimulation dissembling deceit duplicity pretense pretence deception dishonesty guile misrepresentation feigning hypocrisy subterfuge faking falsification lying shamming artifice bluff bluffing cant cheating concealing counterfeiting cozenage craft craftiness crookedness crookery cunning cunningness deceitfulness deceptiveness disguising dupery fakery foxiness fraud guilefulness insincerity masking piousness posturing sham wiliness codology hiding kidology shrouding veiling wile camouflage disguise suppression double-dealing play-acting simulation pretending covering acting trickery chicanery deviousness fraudulence slyness artfulness underhandedness treachery hanky-panky jiggery-pokery chicane mendacity sharp practice monkey business falseness funny business knavery skulduggery perfidy wiles falsity management hocus-pocus trickiness subtlety monkeyshines imposition slickness sneakiness subtleness two-facedness perfidiousness untruthfulness falsehood legerdemain canniness imposture cageyness caginess shenanigans flimflam hoax stratagem shadiness dissemblance faithlessness dirty pool dirty dealing smoke and mirrors knavishness shrewdness fabrication skullduggery defrauding gamesmanship tricks scheming fourberie invention two-timing ruse con mendaciousness shiftiness improbity prevarication betrayal swindling hoodwinking duping feint cleverness sophistry ploys schemes manoeuvres stratagems lack of veracity jugglery intrigue trapping ambidextrousness ambidexterity ruses scheme trick contrivance perjury maneuvers fibbing cozening entrapping overreaching criminality disingenuousness unscrupulousness unjustness untrustworthiness unfairness corruption equivocation embezzlement double-crossing treacherousness unfaithfulness disloyalty treason infidelity hokum telling stories subterfuges astuteness tactics spuriousness evasion strategy graft dirty tricks beguilement ingenuity sleight of hand dodge racket snow job fast one dirty trick dirty work scam stunt double-cross fast shuffle every trick in the book foul play stab in the back delusion illusion fiddling deceiving misappropriation white lies fakeness lies lip service distortion perspicacity illegality little white lies affectation unlawfulness nefariousness dubiousness back-stabbing bad faith art inveracity ability make-believe corruptness fraudulency dishonourableness twoness one-upmanship dualism duality disingenuity breach of trust persona finesse manipulation manoeuvring palace intrigue Punic faith act unprincipledness unscrupulosity questionableness questionability misleading Judas kiss self-deception posture posing pose imagination jive run-around sellout humbug footwork stab in back attitudinizing sting joke cheat quackery surreptitiousness escamotage conjuration prestidigitation magic charade specious reasoning maneuvering artful argument hoky-poky extortion barratry string skunk song blackmail shakedown sell line bamboozlement smoke simulacrum putting on an act dishonour malfeasance bait and switch shell game phoniness speciousness unrepresentativeness inaccurateness unreliableness illusoriness inaccuracy unreliability rascality snake oil wooden nickel song and dance gambit device knack sleight ploy manoeuvre play jig gimmick fetch juggle shenanigan dishonor insidiousness lawbreaking misconduct infamy bunk lawlessness swindle false colours obfuscation blarney untruth boondoggle defraudation disinformation sophism dirt circumvention juggling trumpery maneuver horseplay slant plot setup allurement lure angle twist game switch little game

Antonym of concealment

concealment Idiom, Proverb

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