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camouflage

a disguise resulting from an organism having similar coloration to the background, or markings which cause breaking of the outline (DISRUPTIVE COLORATION), so that the organism blends into the background and is hidden from predators. See CRYPTIC COLORATION.
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All outdoorsmen will also enjoy the Mossy Oak camoflage pattern present on every pair.
Alone and away from them I often was filled with fear, lonliness, frustration in a world of reality where I was appearing and known to my friends and classmates as "Miss Clark" to camoflage the fact that I was a married woman.
Hospitals, as a result, became a conduit where the cost would be paid through reimbursement "This was a camoflage to the public.