Camouflage and Obscure


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Camouflage verb – To change the dress or looks of so as to conceal true identity.
Usage example: camouflaged the military camp as a native village

Obscure is a synonym for camouflage in disguise topic. In some cases you can use "Obscure" instead a verb "Camouflage", when it comes to topics like conceal.
Nearby Words: camouflaged, camouflaging
Synonyms for Camouflage


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Obscure verb – To keep secret or shut off from view.
Usage example: the investigative reporters obscured their real motives for visiting the company by pretending the story was about something else

Camouflage is a synonym for obscure in conceal topic. You can use "Camouflage" instead a verb "Obscure", if it concerns topics such as hide.
Nearby Words: obscured, obscurity, obscurely, obscuring, obscuration
Synonyms for Obscure

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fact camouflage fact obscure fact
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