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Synonyms for cover up

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  1. cover-up(verb)

    concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public

  2. cover, cover up(verb)

    hide from view or knowledge

    "The President covered the fact that he bugged the offices in the White House"

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  1. Josh Shapiro:

    The grand jury ultimately found thousands of children who were abused by 301 predator priests and a systematic cover-up by church leaders that stretched all the way to the Vatican. It was something that we simply couldn't walk away from, it breaks my heart that they have prioritized the reputation of their institution over the needs of these children.

  2. Brian Fallon:

    Judicial Watch must be getting pretty desperate if it is now accusing Trump's own Justice Department of orchestrating a cover-up to protect the Clintons.

  3. Assemblyman Ron Kim:

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called me directly on Thursday to threaten my career if I did not cover up for Melissa [ DeRosa ] and what she said. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo tried to pressure me to issue a statement, and it was a very traumatizing experience.

  4. South Korean-born New Zealander:

    My short game wasn't that great to cover up for the missed shots and when I did hit it close the putts didn't go in, when that's the case you're not going to shoot a low score. Hopefully I'll have a low one tomorrow and get back into it.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    Of course he wants to move on. He wants to cover up.

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    A synonym for "subterranean"
    • A. surface
    • B. ulterior
    • C. overhead
    • D. overt

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