cloak (someone or something) in secrecy

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cloak (someone or something) in secrecy

To hide someone or something from another person or from public view. The residents complained that the board cloaked its decision process in secrecy, not allowing anyone to see the final plan.
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cloak someone or something in secrecy

Fig. to hide or conceal someone or something in secrecy. Patrick cloaked his activities in secrecy. The agents cloaked the spy in secrecy, making her identity a mystery.
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Derren Brown: Hero at 30,000 Feet (10pm) Derren Brown returns to Channel 4 with a new special which is cloaked in secrecy, except for the promise that he will take a member of the public on a life-changing journey.
The acclaimed showman returns to Channel 4 with a new special which is cloaked in secrecy, except for the promise that he will take a member of the public on a lifechanging journey.
According to Obama administration officials, Clinton might question Pakistan's plans to buy two nuclear reactors from China - a deal that alarm the US because it is cloaked in secrecy and is being conducted outside the global nonproliferation regime.
Everything you do is cloaked in secrecy and you're not in a position to know if his promises are anything but empty until you manage to construct some kind of normality.
News of his whereabouts was cloaked in secrecy as part of an agreed arrangement between the Ministry of Defence, the media and Clarence House.
The move was cloaked in secrecy to avoid a repetition of the media exposure last year when he was due to go to Iraq.
Although the programme is currently cloaked in secrecy, we can tell you that we will be giving families the chance to live a completely different life for two weeks.
For a while, it was extraordinarily successful, but the success turned out to be built on something like a house of cards -- unknown by investors, as many of its dealings were cloaked in secrecy.
The ex-president, who now has an office based in New York ghetto Harlem, brought his own security team to Merseyside and other plans for his visit were cloaked in secrecy.
Though the cold weather testing industry itself is usually cloaked in secrecy to maintain confidentially and privacy, it is known that Jaguar and Toyota each spend an estimated $1 million in Timmins each winter.
THE judge in charge of the Omagh bomb civil case pledged yesterday to prevent hearings becoming cloaked in secrecy.
It was earlier this year when the prince, whose arrival in Afghanistan had been cloaked in secrecy, joined his unit - C Squadron of the Household Cavalry.
The move was cloaked in secrecy, to avoid a repetition of the media exposure seen earlier last year when he was due to go to Iraq leading a Blues and Royals reconnaissance troop.
SUPERBUG infection rates in Welsh hospitals are among the lowest in Britain but remain cloaked in secrecy, Lib Dems said last night.