conceal

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From Old French conceler (hide, disguise), from Latin concelāre, infinitive of concelō (carefully disguise).

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conceal (third-person singular simple present conceals, present participle concealing, simple past and past participle concealed)

  1. (transitive) To hide something from view or from public knowledge, to try to keep something secret.
    He tried to conceal the truth about his health.

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