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disguise

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1 clothing put on to hide one's true identity or imitate someone or something else
  • Mardi Gras revelers dressed in a colorful array of outlandish disguises.
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2 a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive
  • Somehow, he managed to put on a disguise of happiness as he watched his secret crush marry someone else.
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disguise

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1 to change the dress or looks of so as to conceal true identity
  • The spies disguised themselves as harmless tourists.
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2 to keep secret or shut off from view
  • That investigative reporter usually does a good job of disguising her true motives for interviewing a person.
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disguise, cloak, mask mean to alter the dress or appearance of so as to conceal the identity or true nature. disguise implies a change in appearance or behavior that misleads by presenting a different apparent identity.
    • disguised herself as a peasant
cloak suggests a means of hiding a movement or an intention.
    • cloaked their maneuvers in secrecy
mask suggests some often obvious means of hiding or disguising something.
    • smiling to mask his discontent

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