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guise

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1 a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive
  • My new neighbor began seeking my company under the guise of friendship, but he turned out to be a chronic moocher.
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2 clothing chosen as appropriate for a specific situation
  • She felt as though she should be wearing some sort of Germanic guise, complete with dirndl, for the fall festival featuring traditional German food and drink.
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3 clothing put on to hide one's true identity or imitate someone or something else
  • He snuck into the castle to rescue Ivanhoe in the guise of a priest coming to give Ivanhoe his last rites.
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4 outward and often deceptive indication
  • The teacher got the kindergartners to do their classroom chores in the guise of a game.
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first blush



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