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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An action intended to conceal or confuse or obscure;

Usage examples (39)
  • Requesting new powers of surveillance is just a smokescreen to hide their failures
  • The Republicans think their own pathetic smokescreen is too strong.
  • I've got to think this is a McCain smokescreen to divert attention from the real issue here: how and why McCain selected this tyro.
  • And we think that it goes beyond just this so-called smokescreen of weapons of mass destruction. for more
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