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  Definition of Masquerade
  1. making a false outward show; "a beggar''s masquerade of wealth"
  2. a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party
  3. a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
  4. pretend to be someone or something that you are not; "he is masquerading as the expert on the Internet"; "This silly novel is masquerading as a serious historical treaty"
  5. take part in a masquerade
Similar Words: fancy dress, masquerade costume, masque, mask

 

Hyponyms: masked ball, masquerade ball, fancy-dress ball

 

Derivational Morphology: mask, fancy dress, masquerade costume, masque, masquerader, masker, masquer

 

 
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