shroud (something) in (something else)

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shroud (something) in (something else)

To conceal or obfuscate something within some state or condition. They have shrouded the contract in so much jargon and obscure language that no one but legal experts will be able to understand it. I don't understand why he is shrouding his plan in so much secrecy.
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shroud someone or something in something

to wrap or conceal someone or something in something. They shrouded Mr. Carlson in sailcloth and prepared him for burial at sea. They shrouded the decision in a series of formalities.
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Third party unlockers are amassing record profits in a lucrative industry that is shrouded in mystery and conducted in an underground virtual bazaar and hidden underworld, the firm said.
IT is the Indian Navy's biggest peace time disaster till date, one that is still shrouded in mystery.
On the occasion of the Olympics in Turin, John Moore, a travel writer at the Toronto Star, presented the more balanced of the two accounts in "Shrouded in controversy," his January 12 article.
The origins of the Knights Templar are shrouded in mystery compared to their very public end.
Like that of other mythological heroes, Che's death was shrouded in mystery: The photographs of his body, in which he looked eerily alive, were ambiguous; rumors of the capture and murder multiplied, and the body was not seen until 1997, when Che's skeleton was disinterred from a mass grave of rebellious Bolivian peasants.
His terrific new book, The Ins and Outs of Gay Sex, is one of several recent titles designed to give gay men easy access to health information that used to be shrouded in secrecy.