Shroud - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- (nautical) a line (rope or chain) that regulates the angle at which a sail is set in relation to the wind (syn: sheet, tack)
- burial garment in which a corpse is wrapped (syn: cerement, pall, winding- sheet)
...the truth of the affair will always be hidden under a shroud of secrecy...
The mountains were shrouded in fog.
Their work is shrouded in secrecy.
The fog rolled in, and a grey shroud covered the city.
A shroud of silence surrounded the general's death.
Joseph was shrouded under a dark blanket.
The cliff was shrouded in mist.
The incident has always been shrouded in mystery.
The work is shrouded in secrecy.
The origins of this civilization are shrouded in mystery
Mist shrouded the castle
present participle: shrouding
past tense: shrouded
past participle: shrouded