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masked

[ maskt, mahskt ]SEE DEFINITION OF masked

Synonyms for masked

  • disguised
  • cabalistic
  • covert
  • cryptic
  • incognito
  • larvate
  • latent
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Antonyms for masked

  • unmasked
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MASKED

Of course the gondolier knew where Marcolina was; but why was he, too, masked?

No more brilliant spectacle than this masked ball could be imagined.

And I, the questioner, masked and robed so that my own brother could not have known me!

Instantly Tom thought of the other occasion when he was halted by masked figures.

It seemed to be nearer than it was when the attack of the masked men came.

Most of the people are masked, dress coats and ball dresses are exceptional.

He did not know the countenance it masked so darkly, but that same cloak he knew!

To him he owed it that he was thus bound, masked, disguised!

Some twenty men appeared, all clothed in black and masked in velvet.

For a moment he stood there with his masked face through the port.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "take part in a masquerade;" 1570s, "to disguise;" 1580s, "to wear a mask," from mask (n.). Figurative use by 1580s. Extended sense of "to disguise" is attested from 1847. Related: Masked; masking. Masking tape recorded from 1927; so called because it is used to block out certain surfaces before painting.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MASKED

concealed

adjectivehidden, secret

disguised

adjectiveunrecognizable
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