The process for informing the Senate and House intelligence committees is often shrouded in secrecy.
Then an older woman, Azmeralda Alfi, arrived, shrouded in a black covering.
Hortense has long been shrouded in mystery and critical contempt, in part because so little is known about her.
shrouded in mystery and rationalized with concepts of love and attraction, we rarely apply left brain thinking to the big O.
Despite its ranking at the bottom of most international development indexes, the conflict is shrouded by confusion.
The big black man bared his teeth smilingly, the shrouded girl shrank back as if in fear.
Then the door was shrouded by an ever-changing semicircle of curious observers.
The night closed in, and the fine rain, which had begun to fall in the afternoon, shrouded the vast markets in a leaden gloom.
The steady blaze of two colossal fires was shrouded by vast screens.
At that time, therefore, the worship of this goddess was shrouded in mysterious secrecy.
Old English scrud "a garment, clothing, dress," from West Germanic *skruthan, from Proto-Germanic *skrud- "cut" (cf. Old Norse skruð "shrouds of a ship, tackle, gear; furniture of a church," Danish, Swedish skrud "dress, attire"), from PIE *skreu- "to cut" (see shred (n.)).
Specific meaning "winding-sheet, cloth or sheet for burial," to which the word now is restricted, first attested 1560s. Sense of "strong rope supporting the mast of a ship" (mid-15c.) is from the notion of "clothing" a spar or mast; one without rigging was said to be naked.
c.1300, "to clothe, to cover, protect," from Old English scrydan, scridan "to clothe, dress;" see shroud (n.). Meaning "to hide from view, conceal" (transitive) is attested from early 15c. Related: Shrouded; shrouding.