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mask

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1 a cover or partial cover for the face used to disguise oneself

  • an elaborate mask that would be suitable for a fancy masquerade ball
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2 something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth

  • his unexpected friendliness is just a mask, for he always has an ulterior motive
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mask

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1 to change the dress or looks of so as to conceal true identity

  • the federal agents masked their surveillance vehicle so that it looked like an ordinary moving van
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2 to keep secret or shut off from view

  • masked his real motives for wanting to see the house that was for sale
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Synonym Discussion of mask

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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