Applied Vocabulary, Episode 2: Camouflage

cam·ou·flage [kam-uh-flahzh]: noun*

  1. the act, means, or result of obscuring things to deceive an enemy
  2. concealment by some means that alters or obscures the appearance
  3. a device or stratagem used for concealment

As used in a sentence by The Six-Year-Old:

“I camouflaged the Big Book of Bunnies with a cat on the cover.”

The Big Book of Bunnies. (Art: The Six-Year-Old)

The Big Book of Bunnies. Camouflage in action. (Art: The Six-Year-Old)

Here endeth the lesson. You may now resume your regular weekend activities. 

*Definition from Edited a bit for brevity.

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About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Ten-Year-Old at, or musing about books and the writing life at
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