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masquerade

Synonyms of masquerade in English:

noun

  • 1 a grand masquerade organized by Lord Tylney at Wanstead House
    masked ball, masque, fancy-dress party
  • 2 I doubt if he could have kept up the masquerade for much longer
    pretence, deception, pose, act, front, facade, disguise, dissimulation, cover-up, bluff, subterfuge, play-acting, make-believe
    informal put-on
  • verb

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  • a journalist masquerading as a man in distress
    pretend to be, pose as, pass oneself off as, impersonate, disguise oneself as, simulate, profess to be
    rare personate
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