- 1. covert, flock
- usage: a flock of coots
- 2. screen, cover, covert, concealment, covering
- usage: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background"
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- 1. covert (vs. overt), backstair, backstairs, furtive, black, clandestine, cloak-and-dagger, hole-and-corner(prenominal), hugger-mugger, hush-hush, secret, surreptitious, undercover, underground, secret, collusive, conniving, cloaked, disguised, masked, secret, sub-rosa, under-the-table, behind-the-scenes, subterranean, subterraneous, ulterior, under wraps(predicate), undisclosed, unrevealed, implicit#1, inexplicit, invisible#1, unseeable, concealed
- usage: secret or hidden; not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed; "covert actions by the CIA"; "covert funding for the rebels"
- 2. covert, protected (vs. unprotected)
- usage: (of a wife) being under the protection of her husband; "a woman covert"
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