- capa (f) under a cloak of secrecy bajo un manto or un velo de secreto under the cloak of respectability bajo una capa de respetabilidadMore example sentences
- No, they are not animals, they are evil demons who hide under the cloak of kindness and normality while they hatch their plots.
- By opening up the doors it will help us to hold ministers to account, and make it more difficult for them to hide behind the cloak of secrecy.
- If you are telling me we are hiding under the cloak of Parliament, you are telling me that we should have no laws.
Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.
- [purpose/activities] encubrir* to be cloaked
insth estar* envuelto enalgo the city was cloaked in darkness la ciudad estaba envuelta en un manto de oscuridad the whole affair was cloaked in secrecy todo el asunto estuvo rodeado de un velo or un manto de secretoMore example sentences
- The bigger the game, the more the sense of invulnerability with which the man from Waikato cloaks himself.
- The truck wends its way through kilometres of pine and eucalyptus; areas that were once cloaked in native bush.
- When we first met Govindan - at a recent photo expo in the city - he was cloaked in antiquity.