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    1. She had a light knit-wrap with her, but she hung that on the rail, leaving only her thin jersey covering her long and elegant body

    2. ” He snorted, covering his mouth

    3. He placed the box over the alarm keypad, completely covering it, and then started entering random number combinations on his own keypad

    4. A quick look outside told her that there was no one covering that side of the house, at least she hoped there wasn’t

    5. John lies on his back resting with his eyes open, the sheets covering his body up to his waist

    6. with our physical eyes His covering hand which separates, protects and

    7. ’ I said, covering the moment

    8. I think he is covering another identity

    9. This advanced technology had allowed it to make the fastest crossing ever to Satan's Star, covering the eleven light years in under fifty years

    10. Ridges of crumbling stone and cement bit into the thin skin covering my knees and I waited, letting the reality of this simple and basic reaction to the physical world wash through me

    11. The light dimmed and before I could react again I felt Smiler’s breath against the rough cloth covering my face

    12. In all my fifty years of being active in the church, a book covering this material has never crossed my desk and only one tract have I read

    13. A respectable woman would never appear in public without her head covering

    14. Countless machines hovering above them, covering the sky

    15. "Those who listen are very interested in covering their tracks

    16. What took more time was covering tracks

    17. I fumbled with the edges of the black sack covering my head

    18. An eerie haze was gradually covering everything, as the mystic light was fading away

    19. Closing her eyes, fighting against the sharp disinfectant smell of the hospital, she forced herself to picture the interior of the bus … nauseating diesel fumes … a dingy, well used fabric covering the seats, chipped and faded paint on the accoutrements of metal … or was it plastic? She found it hard to tell sometimes … she heard again the chatter and laughter of the young people as they swayed along the aisle towards the door as the vehicle approached the bus stop

    20. every precious stone was thy covering,

    21. She got up from him and made sure she didn't drip on the tarp covering the cargo

    22. stone covering an opening in the wall

    23. He was quite relieved to see that the falling snow was covering the

    24. The landscape was becoming more built up as is drew nearer to the City … more farmsteads along the river, many with wharves selling produce, more large barn-like constructions doubtless used for craft activities, and, as they drew nearer to the city, glass houses covering vast areas of land, growing produce to be shipped to markets of London

    25. covering their chests and legs and arms

    26. It's eyes were not on stalks, they were two big saucers right below it's jaws with blinking scales covering them

    27. of days when covering the cracks

    28. The argument ceased abruptly when the adults saw the mess covering every inch of the kitchen and every last hair on their children’s' heads

    29. The shop was in a yard overlooking the bay and covering its low walls hung every type of linen designed for every household need

    30. And as I moved through the deepening shadows, delicate frescos emerged depicting the life of Christ and covering every centimetre of ceiling and walls

    31. And so they began, Alessandra, Alexis and Nikos, taking their time covering every detail and full of suggestions on how to overcome the looming threat from Kaliantikos

    32. Naria stepped forward and took the box from Duncan, covering his hands with her own as she did so

    33. tinfoil as a floor covering

    34. Her hand was covering her mouth and she looked either

    35. She leaned over the balcony and looked over the parapet onto the plain below; as far as the eye could see there was white covering the ground

    36. “So you are telling me that Heymon has been covering up Thom’s discoveries?” Kelvin asked Ava

    37. “He doesn’t think of it as covering up

    38. A massive boulder on the inside was then rolled back across the entrance; one man climbed above it and pulled on a rope and a large black tarp unrolled, covering the entrance

    39. argument ceased abruptly when the adults saw the mess covering

    40. find a way to remove what is covering it such as making it want to be seen

    41. ‘I’m Sarah … I’m covering for Dilly

    42. He has a king size bed with a very tasteful throw covering it which matches the curtains

    43. The back garden is a mess of churned lawn, clearly the fallout of the builders who built the single storey extension on the back of the house covering what used to be a patio

    44. He turns to the pages covering North Devon and scans the map, familiarising himself with place names and road numbers

    45. Horrified, Chrissie watched, one hand covering her mouth, as Chas hauled himself out of Ozzie’s grasp, launching himself at Mickey yet again

    46. ’ she said as he lifted the bowl and checked the grid covering the plughole

    47. covering from the crystal and placed her hands on

    48. covering of the trees

    49. ’ He said, frowning at the floor covering

    50. She watches as he loosens the fixing round the edge of the floor covering and helps roll it up

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    Synonyms for "covering"

    application coating covering cover masking screening natural covering hatch ceiling case umbrella roofing attic integument

    "covering" definitions

    a natural object that covers or envelops

    an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)

    the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it

    the act of protecting something by covering it

    the work of applying something