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masquerade

noun

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a display of emotion or behavior that is insincere or intended to deceive
  • although she was deeply bored, she maintained a masquerade of polite interest as her guest droned on

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masquerade

verb

Synonyms of masquerade (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of masquerade was in 1587

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“Masquerade.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/masquerade. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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