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cov·er-up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cover-upverb

    concealment that attempts to prevent something scandalous from becoming public

  2. cover, cover upverb

    hide from view or knowledge

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

    Synonyms:
    brood, get over, embrace, plow, wrap up, enshroud, compensate, breed, encompass, overlay, continue, treat, hatch, incubate, report, track, extend, cut across, cut through, deal, shroud, underwrite, overcompensate, address, spread over, hide, traverse, pass over, comprehend, handle, cover, cross, get across, cover up, insure

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How to use cover-up in a sentence?

  1. Assistant Attorney General David Burns:

    Boeing’s employees chose the path of profit over candor by concealing material information from the FAA concerning the operation of its 737 MAX airplane and engaging in an effort to cover up their deception.

  2. Todd McMurtry:

    What CNNs tagline is, is, facts first, and what we believe their reporting was in this circumstance was, lies first, cover up second, and facts not yet determined by that organization.

  3. Steve Scalise:

    Too often we've seen this pattern by Speaker Pelosi of trying to cover up a narrative that she doesn't want out there when we should be trying to get all of the facts.

  4. Steve Berman:

    The appeals court's ruling today solidifies something we have known from the very beginning of this suit - GM's bankruptcy filing was a calculated move in its effort to conceal and cover up its actions.

  5. Kevin Paffrath:

    CNN is trying to keep voters in the dark about our campaign to attempt to help Governor Newsom stay in power, newsom lied to us, overstating fire prevention by 690%, then just today we discover his administration tried to cover up their original statement.


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