from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See masker.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a participant in a masquerade


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  • When the first book was finished they eagerly checked out the next one, and the next one… Now that we've seen the first movie, none of us are looking forward to a sequel, the first one was too painful a masquer of the original story.

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  • La crise économique que nous traversons dans son caractère aigu ne doit pas masquer que nous vivons un ensemble de crises.

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  • Then Mach understood: this was a self-willed machine masquer - ading as a mindless one.

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  • It has transformed me into a masquer, as false as everyone else at court.

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  • It has transformed me into a masquer, as false as everyone else at court.

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  • For as they see it metaphysics is a pretentious, conceptually misguided form of myth-making, a “pseudo-science” masquer - ading as a genuine source of knowledge.


  • The radicals attacked not freedom but liberalism, which they interpreted as concern for the privileges of the well-to-do masquer - ading as concern for freedom.


  • If his good wishes were responded to with money his followers gave three cheers, the masquer would himself give thanks, and the crowd again cheered.

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  • Mais ce qui frappe et se trouve repérable ne doit pas masquer les aspects encore mal définis tels que les changements radicaux qui s'opèrent sur le plan symbolique, représentationnel, imaginaire et plus simplement sur notre mode de relation aux autres.

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  • There were some who said it was a monkish trick, contrived for his own ends by one of the brethren from Beauvais, but, less than six months later, all Scotland believed that the skeleton masquer at Jedburgh had, indeed, come to warn an unfortunate land of its approaching doom.

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