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  • noundisguise; social occasion for disguises
  • verbdisguise

synonyms for masquerade

  • carnival
  • circus
  • cloak
  • color
  • costume
  • cover
  • cover-up
  • deception
  • dissimulation
  • domino
  • facade
  • festivity
  • front
  • guise
  • impersonation
  • imposture
  • mask
  • masking
  • mummery
  • personation
  • pose
  • pretense
  • put-on
  • revel
  • screen
  • show
  • subterfuge
  • veil
  • Mardi Gras
  • costume ball
  • masked ball
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antonyms for masquerade

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  • honesty
  • openness
  • reality
  • truth
  • reveal
  • unmask
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How to use masquerade in a sentence

“If near-misses masquerade as successes, then organizations and their members will only learn to continue taking the risks that produced the near-miss outcome until a tragedy occurs,” the researchers wrote.
THE LAB LEAK HYPOTHESIS — TRUE OR NOT — SHOULD TEACH US A LESSONUMAIR IRFANAUGUST 27, 2021VOX
They refused to question Modi, and allowed him to use a national disaster to bolster his image, consolidate power, stifle dissent and masquerade grandstanding as governance.
IT ISN'T JUST MODI. INDIA’S COMPLIANT MEDIA MUST ALSO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE COVID-19 CRISISDEBASISH ROY CHOWDHURYMAY 3, 2021TIME
"I'm in a big hurry to get to a masquerade," Black Hood said as he opened the door of the taxi.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
It is you that have injured her by allowing her to masquerade as a man—a little thing like that, with nobody to advise her.
A LITTLE UNION SCOUTJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
All the shabbiest tinsel and trappings of secular music passed across the trestles of this religious masquerade.
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REMINISCENCES WITH FAMILY LETTERS AND NOTES ON MUSICCHARLES GOUNOD
Between times I'm making a dress and cap for the masquerade dance.
PATCHWORKANNA BALMER MYERS
It was a game, but he rejoiced in it as a girl does in her first masquerade.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
Between adversity cheerfully borne and a masquerade of scanty means there is a gulf which no imagination is able to span.
VIE DE BOHMEORLO WILLIAMS
A young man present asked Jemmy to procure him a suit of clothes like his own, as he wanted them to attend a masquerade in.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
But in a function so important and splendid as this masquerade it was impossible to give her a part.
COURT BEAUTIES OF OLD WHITEHALLW. R. H. TROWBRIDGE
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WORDS RELATED TO MASQUERADE

  • masquerade
  • pose
  • show off
  • strike a pose
  • strike an attitude
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