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guise

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1 a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive

  • he allowed himself to dine at fine restaurants all over the world under the guise of research for his book on international cuisine
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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 oneʼs true identity or imitate someone or something else

  • he sneaked 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

  • hazing rituals may have the guise of harmless fun, but often the reality is serious physical abuse
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