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Difference between Draw a veil over something and Veil something

draw a veil over something—(also: throw a veil over something) refrain from discussing smth.; be secretive about smth.:

  • Let us draw a veil over the rest of the episode.

veil somethingdisguise or obscure smth. so as to hide the real nature of it:

  • The book veils its critique of authoritarian politics in a fairy tale setting.