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ill-disguised

[il-dis-gahyzd, -di-skahyzd] /ˈɪl dɪsˈgaɪzd, -dɪˈskaɪzd/
adjective
1.
badly concealed or hidden.
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  • The son was more reluctant, contemplating his mother with suspicion and his father with an ill-disguised hint of contempt.

    The Capgras Shift Sam Vaknin
  • Each looked at the other interrogatively, with ill-disguised hostility.

    The Easiest Way Eugene Walter and Arthur Hornblow
  • "And I am five-and-thirty," she replied, with ill-disguised satisfaction.

    Froth Armando Palacio Valds
  • The senator shrugged his shoulders with ill-disguised contempt.

    Stronghand Gustave Aimard
  • "A fall against Newgate is accounted a sign of death by the halter," replied Wild, with ill-disguised malignity.

    Jack Sheppard, Vol. II (of III) W. Harrison Ainsworth
  • He stooped down, and would have kissed her; but she drew back with ill-disguised horror.

    Mark Hurdlestone Susanna Moodie
  • He had an ill-disguised contempt for any music which did not come up to his ideal.

    An Englishman in Paris Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
  • He brought the brandy, and with ill-disguised contempt placed it before him without a word.

  • It was with visible reluctance and ill-disguised contempt that Wilkins served them.

    Bayou Folk Kate Chopin
  • "Why no,—I think—you had better—better say nothing about it," said Sophia, with ill-disguised anxiety and evident confusion.

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