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adjective as in hiding

noun as in pretending

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Scientists are working to set global standards for the myriad kinds of masks available to help consumers make those decisions—but until then, here’s what you need to know to make your own masking decisions.

From Quartz

Until a much higher level of community vaccination is reached, some degree of masking and physical distancing will still be needed.

When you do masking and social distancing, you can artificially lower R naught.

Distancing, masking and cleaning are still critical, officials said.

The science is clear on the steps that need to be taken—including ventilation, air filtration, spacing between people, universal masking, and reducing the density of people.

From Time

Sheen plays Bill Masters as a doctor with a God complex, if God had been a sex researcher masking tons of insecurities.

Part of the alias and the disguise is masking racism with the mechanisms of large, diverse institutions.

I know from her students that the masking tape incident involved little more than hilarity.

The scenes of penetration are obscured with masking or blurring.

“I tried to find people that were really enthusiastic about dressing up and masking,” she says.

He paid no attention to the comments, but drove back to the agency, successfully masking the grave concern he felt.

Black masking drapes were provided at both sides of the stage and behind the platform.

Avice might be Passion masking as Indifference, because he was so many years older in outward show.

Bring up my spears in solid column of a thousand men in front, masking the chariots.

No, sir; the policy is to inveigle the people of the North into civil war, by masking the design in smooth and ambiguous terms.


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On this page you'll find 102 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to masking, such as: null, covering, screening, suppressing, veiling, and going underground.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.