masquerade

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  • A costume party at which masks are worn; a masked ball.
  • A costume for such a party or ball.
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  • A disguise or false outward show; a pretense.
  • An involved scheme; a charade.
  • To wear a mask or disguise, as at a masquerade.
  • To go about as if in disguise; have or put on a deceptive appearance.
  • An assembly of persons wearing masks and usually other disguises, or rich and fantastic dress: usually, a dancing-party or ball. See <internalXref urlencoded="mask-ball">mask-ball</internalXref>.
  • Disguise effected by wearing a mask or strange apparel; hence, concealment or apparent change of identity by any means; disguise in general.
  • The costume of a person who joins in a masquerade; disguising costume of any sort.
  • A Spanish diversion on horseback. See the quotation.
  • A changeable or shot silk.
  • To wear a mask; take part in a masquerade.
  • To disguise one's self.
  • To cover with a mask or disguise.
  • An assembly of persons wearing masks, and amusing themselves with dancing, conversation, or other diversions.
  • A dramatic performance by actors in masks; a mask. See 1st <er>Mask</er>, 4.
  • Acting or living under false pretenses; concealment of something by a false or unreal show; pretentious show; disguise.
  • A Spanish diversion on horseback.
  • To assemble in masks; to take part in a masquerade.
  • To frolic or disport in disquise; to make a pretentious show of being what one is not.
  • To conceal with masks; to disguise.
  • A <xref>party</xref> or <xref>assembly</xref> of people wearing <xref>masks</xref>, and <xref>amusing</xref> themselves with <xref>dancing</xref>, <xref>conversation</xref>, or other <xref>diversions</xref>.
  • A <xref>dramatic</xref> <xref>performance</xref> by <xref>actors</xref> in masks; a mask. See “<xref>mask</xref>”
  • <xref>Acting</xref> or <xref>living</xref> under <xref>false</xref> <xref>pretenses</xref>; <xref>concealment</xref> of something by a false or unreal show; <xref>pretentious</xref> show; <xref>disguise</xref>.
  • A Spanish diversion on horseback.
  • To <xref>assemble</xref> in masks; to take part in a masquerade.
  • To frolic or disport in disguise; to make a pretentious show of being what one is not.
  • To <xref>conceal</xref> with masks; to <xref>disguise</xref>.
  • take part in a masquerade
  • making a false outward show
  • a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
  • pretend to be someone or something that you are not
  • a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party
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