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  • noun Plural form of guise.

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Examples

  • Institutionalised, the obligations of 18th-century conversation extend from the learned club to the university, bypassing the exclusiveness of legal formality or any of the proprieties restricting the swapping of information, but bypassing them in guises that never explicitly threaten them.

    Post-Secular Conviviality

  • Of course he's so many people but the person who is Wyl beneath the guises is a courageous, strong-willed young man who is required to live on his wits through terrible circumstances.

    Fiona McIntosh Interview

  • Of course he's so many people but the person who is Wyl beneath the guises is a courageous, strong-willed young man who is required to live on his wits through terrible circumstances.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • She appeared in the prettiest of all feminine guises, that is to say, in demi-toilette, with plenty of loose curly hair tumbling down about her shoulders.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • Matthew Scudder — ex-cop, ex-boozer — has known death in all its guises, which is why he has been asked to investigate a baffling, thirty-year run of suicides and suspiciously random accidents that has thinned the ranks of this very select group of gentlemen.

    A Dance at the Slaughterhouse.html

  • She appeared in the prettiest of all feminine guises, that is to say, in demi-toilette, with plenty of loose curly hair tumbling down about her shoulders.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • This is characteristic of push polling strategies, which involves the repetition of a specific question in different guises - in other words, anyone who wanted to raise awareness of water pollution would ask multiple questions on it.

    RealClimate

  • This is characteristic of push polling strategies, which involves the repetition of a specific question in different guises - in other words, anyone who wanted to raise awareness of water pollution would ask multiple questions on it.

    RealClimate

  • This is characteristic of push polling strategies, which involves the repetition of a specific question in different guises - in other words, anyone who wanted to raise awareness of water pollution would ask multiple questions on it.

    RealClimate

  • This is characteristic of push polling strategies, which involves the repetition of a specific question in different guises - in other words, anyone who wanted to raise awareness of water pollution would ask multiple questions on it.

    RealClimate

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