masquerading

Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of masquerade.

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Examples

  • Now apart from the illogic here and the fact this is name-calling masquerading as explanation, there is also a false assumption at work -- that "good" and "evil" refer to different types of people.

    Why do people who believe in God commit acts of terrorism?

  • I say that the eye or ear, caught by such tropes, must (if it be critical) recognise them at once as rhetoric, as the spoken word masquerading under guise of the written.

    III. On the Difference between Verse and Prose

  • Thus, my dear, coquettes of your fascinating sex cover their persons with figgery, fantastically arranged, and call their masquerading, modesty.

    The Second Funeral of Napoleon

  • Lastly, this is not a "push poll," a term referring to negative persuasion calls masquerading as polls but frequently--and incorrectly--used to describe any negative message testing.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Maybe some were private labels masquerading as "real" brands, maybe not, who knows any more?

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • It's not fair to hold fundamentalists, even ones masquerading as priests -- I say "masquerading" because nothing could be further from the spirit of faith than Fr. G's smoldering email -- to a higher standard than the rest of us.

    Frank Schaeffer: My Favorite Hate Email From the Religious Right

  • Feingold was also critical of John Edwards who, he says, has been "masquerading" as a critic of the war, but whose proposal so far only call for refusing to fund the proposed Bush troop escalation in Iraq.

    Brad Friedman: Feingold Excoriates Fellow Democrats for Failing to 'Play Hardball' to End Iraq War

  • Home Affairs Minister John Nkomo on Wednesday ordered the arrest of rogues "masquerading" as war veterans and going around companies, kidnapping businessmen and extorting money from them while purporting to solve labour disputes.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Home Affairs Minister John Nkomo on Wednesday ordered the arrest of rogues "masquerading" as war veterans and going around companies, kidnapping businessmen and extorting money from them while purporting to solve labour disputes.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The government on Wednesday promised to halt raids on businesses by what it described as people "masquerading" as ruling party militants.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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  • My adjectival use: 'He did not recognise the masquerading guests.'

    August 23, 2011