Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of assuming a disguise, or of giving a false appearance.
  • noun Theatrical mummery or masking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete A masque or masquerade.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of disguise.
  • noun a masque or masquerade

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Examples

  • No — and there was no use in disguising the fact — his training had not been satisfactory.

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  • This will go far in disguising the fact that I can't plot or create interesting characters, and that I basically have no story to tell.

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  • No — and there was no use in disguising the fact — his training had not been satisfactory.

    A PIECE OF STEAK

  • No, wait that's just Nine again disguising his voice and trying to convince me that maybe they could have misunderstood sex.

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  • Localism is a word disguising Government censorship–period. this administration.

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  • What is remarkable about the Roberts and Alito hearings is not that both nominees have resisted supporting Roe but how far they feel they must be willing to go in disguising their actual views about it. continue reading ...

    Balkinization

  • "They were very effective in disguising their screen plays."

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  • The defense did a good job in disguising coverages and tricking me.

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  • And even the aitchless millionaire, though sometimes he goes to an elocutionist and leams a B.B.C. accent, seldom succeeds in disguising himself as completely as he would like to.

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  • No -- and there was no use in disguising the fact -- his training had not been satisfactory.

    A Piece of Steak

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